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Peru

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Leafy Owl

on 7 January 2014

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Exports
-refined petroleum
by-products
-coffee
-sugar
-cotton
-timber
-fish + products
-minerals/ metals
Exports to:
-United States (19%)
-China (15%)
-Switzerland (11%)
-Canada (9%)
-Japan (5%)
Sugar
Copper
Coffee beans
Relative
Peru
Geography
History
Culture
Economy
-Gross Domestic Product: $302 billion
-gold (value of $13.75 billion USD)
-6.9% growth
-More mining-based than agricultural
-More agricultural than industrial
-Approx. 1/3 of total population in poverty
-55% of rural population in poverty
by Eshita, Kristi, Natalie, & Aishwarya
Location
Tourism
Music
-Crude and refined petroleum oil
-motorized vehicles (including cars),
-automatic data processing machines
Imports mostly from:
-China (19%)
-United States (17%)
-Brazil (8%)
-Chile (6%)
-Ecuador (5%)

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Dance
Food
Clothing
Religion
Imports

Language
-Spanish (official)
-Quechua (older)
-Aymara (regional)
+many local dialects!
Bibliography
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Fritzs. Raw Cane Sugar Light. 2009. Photograph. Wikimedia Commons.Http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Raw_cane_sugar_light.JPG. Wikimedia Commons, 22 Feb. 2009. Web. 14 Dec. 2013. <MediaWiki>.
"Climate." Climate. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

Ross, Sage. Dark Roasted Espresso Blend Coffee Beans 1. 2008. Photograph. Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Commons. MediaWiki, 28 Sept. 2008. Web. 14 Dec. 2013. <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dark_roasted_espresso_blend_coffee_beans_1.jpg>.

Daderot. Gold Cup, Peru, 1000-1200 AD. 2011. Photograph. Staatliches Museum Für Völkerkunde München, Munich. Wikimedia Commons. Mediawiki, 3 May 2011. Web. 16 Dec. 2013. <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gold_cup,_Peru,_1000-1200_AD_-_Staatliches_Museum_f%C3%BCr_V%C3%B6lkerkunde_M%C3%BCnchen_-_DSC08478.JPG>.
Hopkins, Ralph Lee. Machu Picchu Llama. Digital image. National Geographic. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2013. <http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/peru/>.

Zander, Jon. Natural Copper Ore Macro 1. 2007. Photograph. Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons. MediaWiki, 24 July 2007. Web. 14 Dec. 2013. <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Natural_Copper_Ore_Macro_1.JPG>.

NRMA Motoring and Services. 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Car Review - Flickr - NRMA New Cars. 2011. Photograph. Wikimedia Commons. WikimediaCommons. MediaWiki, 15 Sept. 2011. Web. 15 Dec. 2013. <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2012_Mercedes-Benz_C63_AMG_Car_Review_-_Flickr_-_NRMA_New_Cars.jpg>.

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"Peru Planting 512,820 Trees a Day to Fight Climate Change." Peru Planting 512,820 Trees a Day to Fight Climate Change. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

"Peru Planting 512,820 Trees a Day to Fight Climate Change." Peru Planting 512,820 Trees a Day to Fight Climate Change. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

"Peru Planting 512,820 Trees a Day to Fight Climate Change." Peru Planting 512,820 Trees a Day to Fight Climate Change. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.
"Peru Vegetation Map." Peru Vegetation Map. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

"Why Is the Amazon Rainforest Important?" WWF. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2013.
"Peru." Economy: Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, FDI, Corruption. The Heritage Foundation, 2013. Web. 13 Dec. 2013. <http://www.heritage.org/index/country/peru>.
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"Peru | Extractive Industries | Revenue Watch Institute." Peru | Extractive Industries | Revenue Watch Institute. Revenue Watch Institute, n.d. Web. 15 Dec. 2013. <http://www.revenuewatch.org/countries/latin-america/peru/extractive-industries>.

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-Incan Empire (Andes Mts.)
-1 of 3 early American civilizations
-Machu Picchu built (1450)
-Incan emperor lived, abandoned
-Cusco (also Cuzco)
-Spanish conquistadors (1531)
-ruled over entire empire
(including Chile)

-South America, Pacific coast
-Borders:
-Colombia, Ecuador (north)
-Bolivia, Brazil (east)
-Chile (south)
8.2333° S, 76.0167° W
Absolute
Physical Features
1 of world's most ecologically diverse nations
-3 distinct regions
-narrow arid coast
-steep mountains north to south
-jungle (east)
-Amazon is 7.3 % of the world's rainforest
-Amazon holds 20% of world's freshwater
-84 of 104 known ecosystems present
Climate
-contains 28 of 32 known climate zones
-In general...
Coast: subtropical, minimum rainfall
Mountains: rainy summers, dry winters, temperate
East: hot, rain all year, tropical
-War against Spain, Battle of Ayacucho
-Independence (July 28, 1821)





-Territorial treaty with Ecuador (1998)
-President Alan Garcia Perez (2006-11)
-improved economy
-Current leader: Ollanta Humala (2011)
-Prime Minister: César Villanueva (2013)
Vegetation
Coastal strip: desert, scrubland, dry
Highland: grassland, scrub, alpine wastes
East: green, moist (rain shadow area),
cloud forest, upland (high) jungle
A gold Peruvian cup
from the 1000's AD
"Land of Abundance"
-Traditional music = huayno
-Pentatonic scale
-Reed quena (flute)
-Antara (panpipe)
-Conch shells
-World Class symphony orchestra
-Andre Sas
-Chullos
-Monteras
-Ajotas (sandal)
-Ponchos
-brightly colored
-Quechua weavers
Roman Catholic (81.3%)
Evangelical (12.5%)
Traditional Andean rituals
Destinations
-Machu Picchu
-Cusco
-Inca ruins
-Sand dunes
-Lake Titicaca
(borders Bolivia)
Activities
-zip-lining
-kayaking
-reed water-crafts
-surfing (Pico Alto)
-Inca Trail hiking
-mountaineering
-sand boarding
Sports
-fútbol (soccer)
-surfing
-swimming
-bull fighting
used to be secretive
mixed with Spanish colonial styles
-Danza de tijeras

-Chujchu (Chukchu)

-Afro-Peruvian festejo
-Marinera
-Peruvian waltz
Exports
-Cuy (guinea pig)
-Ceviche (national dish)
-Causa (potato dish)
-Lomo saltado (stir fry)
-Aji de Gallina (egg)
Capital: Lima
Republic of Peru
Population: 25 million
Constitutional Republic
25 Regions + 1 province
Andean flower
-comical, about workers
-scissors dance
National Anthem
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