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Spanish Speaking Countries PP
Los Países
Hispanohablantes
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estadounidense
Vocabulario
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Hispanohablante
El país:
La ciudad
La capital
El mapa
Las montañas
La plaza
La iglesia/la catedral
Europa
1.
España
España
Capital: Madrid
Nacionalidad: español/española
• Where Spanish language originated.
• Thanks to Columbus,
was THE world power
of the 16th & 17th
centuries.
• Antonio Banderas
America
del Sur
9. Venezuela
2. Colombia
3. Ecuador
4. Perú
5. Bolivia
6. Chile
7. Paraguay
8. Argentina
10. Uruguay
Colombia
Capital: Bogotá
Nacionalidad: colombiano/colombiana
• Named after Christopher Columbus.
• Largest export el café
• Home of Shakira
& Juanes.
Ecuador
Capital: Quito
Nacionalidad: ecuatoriano/ecuatoriana
• Name means Equator, which passes
through the country.
• Las Islas de Galapagos
Perú
Capital: Lima
Nacionalidad: peruano/peruana
• Capital of the Inca Empire.
Home of the ruins at
Machu Picchu.
• Setting for newest
Indiana Jones movie.
• Cuy
Bolivia
Capital: La Paz*
Nacionalidad: boliviano/boliviana
• Named after S. American hero
Simon Bolivar.
• Home of Lake Titicaca
and Lake Poopo.
* Sucre is constitutional and judicial capital.
Chile
Capital: Santiago
Nacionalidad: chileno/chilena
• Easter Island off coast.
• Country of
Nobel Prize
poet Pablo
Neruda.
Paraguay
Capital: Asunción
Nacionalidad: paraguayo/paraguaya
• Rich Guarani Indian culture.
• 94% of the population
speaks Guarani.
75% speak Spanish.
Argentina
Capital: Buenos Aires
Nacionalidad: argentino/argentina
• Origin of the Tango.
• Famous Argentines:
Evita & Che Guevara
Venezuela
Capital: Caracas
Nacionalidad: venezolano/venezolana
• Home of great S.
American liberator
Simon Bolivar.
• Many famous baseball
Players.
• Miss Universe
Uruguay
Capital: Montevideo
Nacionalidad: uruguayo/uruguaya
• Very modern and
developed country.
• Esteban Batista: First
Uruguayan NBA player.
America
Central
El Caribe
17. Cuba
11. Guatemala
18. Dominican
Republic
19. Puerto Rico
12. El Salvador
13. Honduras
14. Nicaragua
15. Costa Rica
16. Panama
Guatemala
Capital: La Ciudad de Guatemala
Nacionalidad: guatemalteco/guatemalteca
• Tikal: ancient
Mayan ruins.
• Rigoberta Menchu:
Nobel Peace Prize 1992
El Salvador
Capital: San Salvador
Nacionalidad: salvadoreño/salvadoreña
• Martyred civil-rights
activist Archbishop Oscar Romero.
• Name means
“The Savior”
Honduras
Capital: Tegucigalpa
Nacionalidad: hondureño/hondureña
• Famous Honduran Americans:
- Carlos Mencia (born in Honduras).
- David Archuleta (Honduran mom).
- America Ferrera (Honduran parents).
Nicaragua
Capital: Managua
Nacionalidad: nicaragüense
• Famous author/poet Reuben Dario
• Iran/Contra scandal
in U.S. linked to
funding Nicaragua’s
Sandanistas mid 1980’s
Costa Rica
Capital: San José
Nacionalidad: costarriqueño/a or
costarricense
• President Oscar Arias Sanchez
won Nobel Peace Prize in 1987
• Beautiful rainforests and
Eco-tourism.
• Do not have organized army
Panamá
Capital: La Ciudad dePanamá
Nacionalidad: panameño/panameña
• Panama Canal links Atlantic and Pacific
• U.S. invaded in 1989 to capture Manuel Noriega
• Baseball H.O.F. Rod Carew
Cuba
Capital: La Havana
Nacionalidad: cubano/cubana
• World famous for their cigars.
• Communist dictator Fidel Castro has been in
power since 1959. Currently his brother Raul is
the “official” head of state.
Fidel
Raul
La Republica Dominicana
Capital: Santo Domingo
Nacionalidad: dominicano/dominicana
• Baseball is most popular sport. Many MLB stars
came from the Dominican Republic including:
David (Big Papi) Ortiz, Sammy Sosa and Albert
Pujols.
• Island shares a border with
French speaking Haiti.
• Spanish Dances
Puerto Rico
Capital: San Juan
Nacionalidad: puertorriquéño/a
• Commonwealth of the United States. Puerto
Ricans are granted U.S. citizenship.
• One of the last Spanish colonies in the
Americas. (1898)
• Home of Ricky Martin, Jlo, Daddy Yankee
America del
Norte
22. Estados Unidos
You
Are
Here
21. México
According to the
2000 census, there
are 28,100,000
(that’s 28
million!!!) Spanish
speakers in the
United States.
Recent data
shows the U.S. as
the 5th largest
Spanish speaking
country in the
world.
México
Capital: Ciudad de México
• Nacionalidad: mexicano/mexicana
• Mexican cuisine mixture of European
and indigenous ingredients. Authentic
Mexican food differs a bit from Taco Bell.
• Capital of the Aztec Empire.
• Traditional music:
Mariachi
Los Estados Unidos
Capital: Washington D.C.
• Nacionalidad: estadounidense
Effects of Spanish on U.S.:
• Spanish speakers: Largest growing
people group in US.
• Almost 100,000
speakers in Iowa
according to 2006
US Census Bureau
data.
Guinea Ecuatorial
Capital: Malabo
Nacionalidad: guineano/guineana
• Bioko also is home to descendants of former
slaves who were freed in the nineteenth century.
• Big cocoa importer
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