Latin America Regions

By: Katie Horlander

Lima, Peru

Absolute Location:

12.0433 S 77.0283 W

Relative Location:

Just South of the equator positioned between the Western and Northern hemisphere.


2 Physical Features:


  • Peruvian costal plains
  • Riman and Lurin rivers
2 Human Features:



  • Bridge of sighs
  • Jorge Chavez international airport
Modification:


Machu Picchu

Accommodations:

Light clothing

People Depending on their Government:

Government is putting a stop of illegal mining.

2 Examples of Movement:


  • potatos
  • Chullo
4 Examples of the 9 Traits of Culture:



  1. Incan culture
  2. Aymara
  3. Spanish
  4. Quechua

Brasilia, Brazil

Absolute Location:

15.7989 S, 47.8667 W

Relative Location:

North-West of Rio de Janerio

2 Physical Features:


  • Brasilia Beach
  • Amazon rainforest
2 Human Features:



  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Friendship Bridge
Modification:


Genetically modified mosquitoes.

Accommodation:

Protecting the Amazon

People Depending on the Government:

The people depend in the government to restore economic growth.

2 Examples of Movement:


  • World Cup
  • Corruption
4 Examples Related to the 9 Traits of Culture:



  1. Portuguese
  2. Acaraje
  3. Quindim
  4. Constitutional Republic

Mexico City, Mexico

Absolute Location:

19.4333 N, 99.1333 W

Relative Location:

South of U.S. North of Guatemala and Belize

2 Physical Locations:

  • Tulum Beach
  • Pico de Orizaba
2 Human Locations:

  • Laredo international bridge
  • Restuarante el Cardenal
Modification:

Genetically modified farming

Accommodation:

Railroads

How people depend on the Government:

They depend on he gov. to bring in revenue.

2 Examples of Movement:

  • Drugs
  • Cinco de Mayo
4 Examples Related to the 9 Traits of Culture:

  1. Spanish
  2. Federal Government
  3. Christian
  4. Chocolate

San Jose, Costa Rica

Absolute Location:

9.6 N, 83.95 W

Relative Location:

Below Nicaragua and above Panama

2 Physical Features:

  • Jaco Beach
  • Arenal Volcano
2 Human Features

  • Sky Walk Bridge
  • Plaza of the Culture
Modification:

Lake arenal dam

Accommodation:

Farming due to fertile soil

How the people depend on their Government:

The gov. protects socialist policies.

2 Examples of Movement:

  • Beaches
  • Coffee
4 Examples Related to 9 Traits of Culture

  1. Spanish
  2. Beans and rice
  3. Olla de carne
  4. Democratic Republic