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Transcript of Bolivia
and Joely Fisher 4/18/11
6th hour Bolivia's Flag physical map Bolivia's capital is La Paz Bolivia's GOVERNMENT Bolivia has a republic government A republic is a type of government in which the people, or a portion of them, retain supreme control over the government It has been this type since August 1825 Bolivia's CLIMATE Bolivia's climate varies tropical to cold and semiarid depending on the altitude Bolivia's NATURAL RESOURCES tin
hydropower Bolivia's INTERESTING FACTS Bolivia's HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY antimony hydropower lead zinc GEOGRAPHY/ LANDSCAPE Bolivia's above is an example of how much the altitudes vary with the climate. Cold from the mountains in the background than, tropical warm up closer Cold 1.Bolivia was once part of the ancient inca empire. Tropical 1.Bolivia was named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR The Inca Empire was one of the most amazing human civilizations to ever exist Currently, Bolivia has a president, Evo Morales.
2. The Inca Empire was
one of the most amazing
human civilizations to ever
exist. 2.His heroic acts freed Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. THE FIVE THEMES
OF GEOGRAPHY Bolivia's LOCATION Location
Absolute location of capital cities:
Sucre: 19°2′S 65°15′W
La Paz: 16°29′S 68°8′W
Bolivia is landlocked country in central South America. It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, and Chile and Peru to the west.
PLACE The western highlands of the country are situated in the Andes Mountains and include the Bolivian Altiplano. The eastern lowlands include large sections of Amazonian rainforests and Chaco The vegetation in Bolivia includes grasslands, mountain forest, rainforest,savanna, woodland, marsh, and salt flats.
HUMAN ENVIRONMENT MOVEMENT REGION
Bolivia's PEOPLE (administrative capital)
Bolivia's constitutional capital
is Sucre Sucre
lowest point: Rio Paraguay 90 m
highest point: Nevado Sajama 6,542 m Elevation Bolivia's AGRICULTURE La Paz arable land: 2.78%
Main crops= Bolivia's CURRENT ISSUES Potatoes
chickens, pigs, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, and even buffalo Livestock: Regional Map Music. entertainment. typical housing. Food. Lunch is the main meal of the day in Bolivia. It usually includes soup and a main dish. The potato is the main staple, served at most meals, sometimes with rice or noodles. Bolivia is covered with the Andes mountains, Cordillera Occidental, and the Altiplano. They are just examples of some of the many landforms that cover Bolivia. Bolivian food is not often spicy, but a sauce "la llajwa" is usually available which is made with tomato and locoto (hot chilies). The Andes are the longest mountain range in South America There is no such thing as a single style or model of native Bolivian homes throughout the entire country, because the Bolivian population is a mix of its 36 native cultures and many other immigrant cultures.
The eastern slopes of the Cordillera Oriental descend gently into rolling hills Some different housings: Colonial housing. Altiplano contains several salt flats that are the dried remnants of ancient lakes. Art, literature, culture, food and drink, photography, music, dance, sports and recreation, nightlife and other forms of entertainment are found in Bolivia Altiplano Andes traditional dance. music Amazonian Rainforst sports Chaco Bolivia remains perhaps the most culturally linked to the indigenous peoples. popular types are:
Those who want to find love and passion in their lives will wear red panties on the 31st of December.
Yellow underwear will bring happiness and money.
Green is for prosperity,
pink is for friendship
white is for hope and peace.
Regardless of the color of your underwear, if you wear them backward all evening, you’re wishing for a new wardrobe throughout the year. In Bolivia, underwear is important Bolivia is famous for its abundance
of beautiful women and is a major fashion and modeling hub. Like something out of a Harry Potter book, La Paz has a street market called the Witches Market, where you'll see real life witches, magic spells, sorcery, and potions being sold (ryan) 1.the clearing of land for agricultural purposes and the international demand for tropical timber are contributing to deforestation; 2.soil erosion from overgrazing and poor cultivation methods; 3.desertification 4. loss of biodiversity; (the degree of variation of life forms within a given ecosystem, biome, or an entire planet.) grasslands savanna rainforest woodland salt flats
Bolivian people adapt to the environment by wearing the pollera which is a skirt that is white with ruffles that have a floral design. They also wear bowler hats. 16 30 S, 68 09 W With the rise in population there is also the need for the acquisition of more land. Destroying forests to make use of the rich and natural resources is one of the main reasons why Bolivia see deforestation. Bolivians shop at what they call a witch's market for supplies People in Bolivia like to show off in Russian cars. They also get around by trains, busses and taxi Bolivia is a constitutional democracy and one of the least-developed countries in South America. Tourist facilities are generally adequate, but vary greatly in quality. Bolivia can vary bewteen two types of climates, tropical and cold depending on the elevation Thanks for watching:)