Economics Tourguide Project

By: Jordyn Fleming

Day 1: Peru

Type of economy: Free market

Facts: Peru exports fish, gold, lead, and cotton and other finished products but also imports machinery, petroleum and transport equipment.

Details: In western South America, extends for nearly 1,500 mi (2,414 km) along the Pacific Ocean.

Descriptions: Five-sixths the size of Alaska, Peru is divided by the Andes Mountains into three sharply different zones. The mountain area, with peaks over 20,000 ft (6,096 m), lofty plateaus, and deep valleys, lies centrally.

Day 2: Cuba

Type of economy: Free Market

Facts: Cuba is the largest of all islands in the Caribbean. The country also includes more than 4000 other much smaller islands and cays.

Details: Sugar from sugar cane is the main crop grown in Cuba, followed by tobacco which is used in the making of hand-crafted cigars that are famous for being the finest cigars in the world.

Descriptions: Cuba has a population of 11 million people (11,061,886) as of July 2013. The capital and largest city of Cuba is Havana or "La Habana" in Spanish.

Day 3: Germany

Type of economy: Social Market Economy

Facts: Germany has had an unsettled history, including the Nazi regime and tension between East and West Germany (which were reunified in 1990). Germany has the largest economy in Europe.

Details: Germany has a number of important natural resources, including copper, nickel, natural gas, uranium and coal.

Descriptions: The population of Germany was around 82 million in 2010. The name for Germany in German language is Deutschland.