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Spanish-Speaking Countries Prezi

Information about Spanish Speaking Countries
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Dagoberto Polanco

on 9 September 2016

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España
México
Capital:
Madrid
Money:
1 USD = .76 Euros
National Day:
October 12 (Colombus Day)
Interesting Fact:
Spain produces 44% of the
world's olive oil.
Capital:
Mexico City
Money:
1 USD = 12.96 Mexican Pesos
Independence Day:
September 16
Interesting Fact:
A very rare rabbit, the volcano rabbit,
lives near volcanoes in Mexico.
Cuba
Capital:
Havana
Money:
1 USD = 26.5 Cuban Pesos
Independence Day:
May 20
Interesting Fact:
Cuba is only 90 miles from the US.
La Republica Dominicana
Capital:
Santo Domingo
Money:
1 USD = 38.8 Dominican Pesos
Independence Day:
February 27
Interesting Fact:
Santo Domingo is the oldest permanent
settlement in the Western Hemisphere,
having been founded in 1496.
Puerto Rico
Capital:
San Juan
Money:
1 USD = 1 USD
Independence Day:
July 25 (Named Commonwealth of Puerto Rico)
Interesting Fact:
Puerto Rico's unofficial mascot is the tiny
Coqui frog that is found only on the island
of Puerto Rico.
Guatemala
Capital:
Guatemala City
Money:
1 USD = 7.81 Guatemalan Quetzales
Independence Day:
September 15
Interesting Fact:
Guatemala was the first country to
uncover the ancient ruins of Mayan
astrological calendar computation.
Honduras
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Tegucigalpa
1 USD = 19.1 Honduran Lempiras
September 15
Around 53% of Hondurans live
below the poverty line making
Honduras one of the poorest countries
in the Western Hemisphere.
El Salvador
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
San Salvador
1 USD = 8.75 Salvadorian Colones
September 15
It is the home of an archeological
site called Joya de Cerén, which
is referred to as the
"Pompeii of the Americas."
Nicaragua
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Managua
1 USD = 23.1 Nicaraguan Cordobas
September 15
Nicaragua has the only
fresh water sharks in
the world.
Panamá
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Panama City
1 USD = 1 Panamanian Balboa
November 28
Panama is the only place in the world where you can see the sunrise on the Pacific and set on the Atlantic.
Costa Rica
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
San José
1 USD = 506.1 Costa Rican Colones
September 15
Costa Rica is the only country in the
Western Hemisphere without an
army of any kind.
Venezuela
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Caracas
1 USD = 4.3 Bolivares Fuertes
November 28
Oil is the number one export of Venezuela.
Colombia
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Bogotá
1 USD = 1814.5 Colombian Pesos
July 20
75% of the world's emerald's
are mined in Colombia.
Ecuador
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Quito
1 USD = 1 US Dollar
May 24
Ecuador is home to the Galapagos
Islands, which are 590 miles
west of Ecuador.
Perú
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Lima
1 USD = 2.69 Peruvian
Nuevo Soles
July 28
The Incan Empire
was based in Peru,
with Machu Picchu
in the Andes being
its best known
location.
Bolivia
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
La Paz (Administrative) & Sucre (Constitutional)
1 USD = 6.86 Bolivianos
August 6
Bolivia contains the largest salt deposit, lithium deposit and iron ore mine in the world.
Paraguay
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Asunción
1 USD = 4,680 Paraguayan
Guaranis
May 14-15
Paraguay is currently the world's largest exporter of hydroelectric power as it co-owns Itaipu Dam with Brazil which is presently the world's largest hydroelectric power plant.
Chile
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Santiago
1 USD = 489.1 Chilean Pesos
February 12
In a 40 year span, no rain
fell over the Atacama
Desert in Chile.
Uruguay
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Montevideo
1 USD = 19.45 Uruguayan Pesos
August 25
The name Uruguay means "river of painted birds" in the Guarani language.
Argentina
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Buenos Aires
1 USD = 4.33 Argentine Pesos
July 9
Pato (a combination of polo and basketball) is the national sport of Agentina.
Guinea
Ecuatorial
Capital:
Money:
Independence Day:
Interesting Fact:
Malabo
1 USD = 498.43 Central African Francs
October 12
Guinea Ecuatorial only has one University, la Universidad Nacional de Guinea Ecuatorial.
Los Paises Hispano-hablantes
¿Dónde está...?
(Country) está al (direction) de (country).
norte
este
sur
oeste
1,943.5
Malabo
http://www.quia.com/rr/353063.html
http://dynamo.dictionary.com/96610/spanish
http://www.quia.com/jq/19645.html
PARA EMPEZAR: Take the initial two minutes of class to circle the countries that you think are NOT Spanish-speaking countries. (USE HANDOUT)
http://www.sporcle.com/games/Jam1/spanish_speaking_countries
http://quizlet.com/2744916/scatter
http://www.spanish.bz/hangman.htm
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1x83zNm6DApJsahUDO0qQL-ui_xs&hl=en
#viernesdebaile
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