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CULTURA Culture. GEOCULTURA DE CHILE Official Language: Spanish Currency: Chilean peso National Dance: La cueca- which represents the courtship between.

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4 Official Language: Spanish Currency: Chilean peso National Dance: La cueca- which represents the courtship between a rooster and a hen. Typical Foods: Dishes containing seafood (due to long coastline) and Pastel de Choclo (a dish made from meat & corn) CHILE

5 Places to know: 1.Santiago 2.Isla de Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua) 3.Los Andes 4.Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael 5.Parque Nacional Torres del Paine 6.Desierto del Atacama 7.Viña del Mar GEOGRAFÍA DE CHILE Reasons Why: 1.Capital of Chile 2.Home to nearly 600 stone statues known as moais 3.Mountain Range that makes up most of Chile 4.Home to sea green glaciers 5.Home to almost perfectly vertical, dangerous peeks. 6.The driest desert in the world. 7.Famous Beach found on Chile’s Pacific Coast.

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8 The Capital (Santiago) was founded in 1541 by Spanish explorer Pedro de Valdivia and is today known as a very modern city. Chile is home to 6,000 kilometers of Pacific Coast and is only 180 kilometers wide. Architecture: due to the various climates and ethnic traditions in Chile, housing various from region to region. For example, Southern Chilean housing shows influence from British and/or German immigrants and is built to withstand cold winters. Housing in areas like Chiloé island and the Amazon Basin are built on stilts due to rising waters and are brightly colored. GEOGRAFÍA DE CHILE

9 La Fiesta de la Tirana is a festival celebrated with various dances whose roots can be traced to Incan and Chinese cultures. Las Mapuches are in the Indigenous inhabitants of Chile. They were successful in stopping the Incan southern invasion in Chile. The Mapuches are known for their bravery in the struggles against Spanish and Chilean forces from the 1500s-1800s. Today, they conserve their customes through their traditional festivals, music, artistry, and clothing. LAS CELEBRACIONES DE CHILE

10 Los Mapuches Pedro de Valdivia Augusto Pinochet Salvador Allende Pedro Lira Pablo Neruda Gabriela Mistral Native people of Chile known for their bravery Founded Santiago in 1541 Former Chilean president Former Chilean dictator Famous Chilean artist Famous Chilean poet People to KnowReason Why: CHILE Both won Nobel Prize for Literature


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