Latin America Region Project
By: Ryan Wu
Brasilia, Brazil Location
Brasilia is located in Brazil and is also the capital of Brazil. Brazil is the eastern part of the country. The coordinates for Brasilia is 15.7939° S, 47.8828° W. Brazil has many physical locations like the Amazon Rain forest or the Brazilian Highlands. Some human locations are the Cathedral of Brasilia and the Statue of Christ the Redeemer.
Examples of Brasilia's Modifications are deforestation. Some accommodations are that people wear summer wear due to the hot climate. People depend on the government on property because there are too many people that there are not enough space in the city.
One type movement is Lucio's Road Design because in Brasilia Lucio created roads and his roads were so organized that there are not even traffic lights. Another movement are the metros because the city of Brasilia is a lot that people have to go on subways instead of getting in to traffic when on cars.
Many Brazilians speak Portuguese because Portuguese had founded Brazil thous made them speak Portuguese. The main religion for Brazilians is Christianity. Architecture and Art are frequently known in Brasilia. Rice and beans are common daily life food in Brasilia.
Panama City, Panama Location
Panama City is located in Panama and is also the capital of Panama. Panama City is Southwest of the Caribbean Sea. The coordinates for Panama City is 8.9667° N, 79.5333° W. The Chagres River is one example of a physical feature because without it we wouldn't have built the Panama Canal. Tides in Panama are also kind of weird this is because Panama is right next to both the Pacific and Atlantic ocean making the tides go low and high at different Intervals. Some human locations include the Panama Canal and the Gatun Lake. whats so special about the Gatun Lake is because its man made because of the canal.
Panama City's HEI
The Panama Canal is one example of modifications because we changed a river into a canal for our use. People usually wear casually in Panama City but very rarely will anyone wear shorts this is because Panama City is a very formal area. The people of Panama City rely mostly on banking, commerce as well as tourism.
Panama City's Movement
Metro buses are now the most common transportation due to the high levels of private transport ownership per mile of traffic lane. Another form of transportation is the Corredor Sur or the South Corridor. Corredor Sur spans to 19 km and is one of the most populated highways in Panama City.
Panama City's Culture
The present day music of Panama has been influenced by Cuevas Guna. 70% of the population of Panama are Mestizos. The most common language spoken is Spanish. Panama City identify itself as a Roman Catholic country. Panamanian Cuisine consist of a large variety of tropical fruits, herbs, and vegetables that are used for native cooking.
Guatemala City's Location
Guatemala City is located southeast of Mexico and is the capital of Guatemala. The coordinates for Guatemala City is 14.6133° N, 90.5353° W. One of Guatemala's physical feature is the Semuc Champey whats so special about this place is that it is a stepped pool and waterfall. Another physical feature is Mount Tajumulco one of Guatemala's largest volcano. Some human locations can be the Reformador Tower and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Guatemala City's HEI
Deforestation is an example of modifying the environment in Guatemala City because they need to get rid of the forest for agricultural purposes. Some accommodations are that people wear shorts and short/long sleeve shirts. The people depend on the wood given by the government for cooking this applies primarily to rural communities.
Guatemala City's Movement
There are many ways to get around Guatemala one of which is a Tuk-Tuk these where imported from India in 2005. Another form of transportation is a shuttle bus or taxi it is the most used type of transportation in Guatemala City.
Guatemala City's Culture
Guatemala is welly known for there candy as they make them in local ingredients such as fruits, seeds and honey. Guatemala City's religion is primarily Roman Catholic. Guatemala's national instrument is the marimba. Guatemala's culture reflects strongly on Mayan and Spanish influence.
Mexico City's Location
Mexico City is south of the U.S. and northwest of Guatemala.Mexico City is also the capital of Mexico. The coordinates for Mexico City is 19.4333° N, 99.1333° W. One of Mexico City's physical feature is the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Another physical feature is Chapultepec the oldest park in Mexico City. One example of human location are the Aztec Ruins and the Mayan civilization.
Mexico City's HEI
One example of a modification is that Mexico City is the 12th largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world this means that they are changing the environment for there benefits. One example of a Accommodation is that the people wear jeans and jackets because Mexico City is in a high elevation. The people depend on the government for water because there have been droughts all the time in Mexico City.
Mexico City's Movement
The only ways of getting around Mexico City is by using the bus, cycling, or walking nothing special.
Mexico City's Culture
Before Mexico could get its independence the Spanish controlled the city. Meaning that Mexico City has an influence on Spanish culture. the majority of the population are Roman Catholic. Common Mexican diets consists of beef and tomatos. Clay pottery is one of the most common folk art.