Chile

Jamia Johnson

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Resources/Economy

Q:What are some of economy activites of Chile

A: Chile economy is based on the export of minerals.Also fishing and lumbering are important economic activities. Copper is the nations most valuable resource,Chile is the largest producer in the world! The Spanish came to chile and brought them grapes,olives,walnuts,chestnut,rice,wheat,citrus fruit,sugar,garlic,and spicies. Also they brought chicken,beef,sheep,pigs,rabbits,milk,cheese,and sausages for them to produce and also of coarse to eat.

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History

Q: What major events happened in Chile's history and Why?

A: Diego de Almagro,who was sent by Francisco Pizarro from Peru to explore the southern region,led a party of men through the Andes into the central lowland of chile but was unsuccessful in establishing a foot hold there. In the north,the inhabitants were ruled by the Inca people.The chilean war of independence was fought against the Spanish between 1810-1826.

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Culture

Q: What unique Holidays and routines does chile celebrate and do?

A: The Chileans love to celebrate their independence day,18 September.Also they celebrate the Fiesta de San Pedro is celebrated on June 29 to remember a great fisherman. 70 percent of the population over the age 14 is identified as Roman Catholic and 15.1 percent as evangelical. The language is Spanish.

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Geography

Q:What are some of the landforms in chile?

A: Some of the landforms of Chile is volcanoes,mountains,valleys,and one of the driest deserts in the whole world.The country is situated along the western seaboard of South America. One third of Chile is covered by Andes.There government is republic also.Situated south of Peru and west of Bolivia and Argentina ,Chile fills a narrow 2,880-miles strip between the Andes and the Pacific.

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Fun Facts about Chile!

Chile extends down the west coast of South America for over 4,000 Kilometers. The official language is Spanish.Chile is one of the most stable and prosperous nations in South America.National sport in chile is Rodeo.Chile northern desert contains great mineral wealth,principally copper.The president of chile is Sebastian Pinera.
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