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Argentina powerpoint

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Argentina powerpoint

  1. 1. Argentina<br />
  2. 2. Food<br />National dish is beef<br />Argentine pizza has less dough than Italian pizza<br />Strong resemblance to Spanish, French, and Italian food<br />Most common dish is Milanesa, a lightly breaded cut of beef<br />
  3. 3. Sports<br /><ul><li>Most popular sport is soccer
  4. 4. Other popular sports are car-racing and rugby
  5. 5. National soccer team has won two World Cups in 1978 and 1986
  6. 6. Most famous soccer players are Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi
  7. 7. Manu Ginobili is one of six Argentinian players in the NBA</li></ul>Messi and Maradona<br />
  8. 8. Clothes<br />Similar to the clothing of Australia<br />Farmers usually wear a hat, a poncho, and pants tucked into boots<br />Gaucho is the name for the style of clothing Argentinian farmers wear<br />
  9. 9. Celebrities<br /><ul><li>Sports figures from Argentina include Manu Ginobili (basketball), Carlos Delfino (basketball), Lionel Messi (soccer), and Luis Scola (basketball).
  10. 10. Argentine models include AgustinaQuinteros and Cecilia Benelli
  11. 11. Quinteros won Miss Argentina in 2008</li></ul>Agustina Quinteros<br />
  12. 12. Music<br /><ul><li>Mostly known for its tango
  13. 13. Tango was developed in Buenos Aires
  14. 14. Tango was formerly called milonga, which became popular around 1900
  15. 15. Other popular genres in are folk, pop, and classical</li></li></ul><li>Recreation<br /><ul><li>Soccer is a nationally loved sport, played by most people in the country
  16. 16. Tennis is also played by most people
  17. 17. Families often vacation to Mar del Plata, where they can hike and mountain-climb</li></li></ul><li>School<br />Uses a 1-10 grade system instead of A, B, C, D, F<br />Primary school covers grades 1-6 and is offered to children ages 6-14<br />Wear white uniforms as a symbol of learning<br />
  18. 18. Terrain<br /><ul><li>North- Jungle
  19. 19. West- Mountains
  20. 20. South- Arctic
  21. 21. East- Ocean coastline
  22. 22. The Andes Mountains are located on the western border
  23. 23. Bordered by five countries (Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia)</li></li></ul><li>Transportation<br /><ul><li>Means of public transportation include bus, taxi, train, and subway
  24. 24. Buenos Aires is the only Argentine city with a subway
  25. 25. A high-speed railway is currently being constructed between Buenos Aires, Rosario, and Cordoba that reaches speeds up to 320 km/h</li></li></ul><li>Weather<br /><ul><li>Varies depending on location
  26. 26. Since the southern part of Argentina is so close to Antarctica, the temperature is consistently below freezing during the winter
  27. 27. In the north, the temperature is usually in the 70s during the winter and over 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer months</li></li></ul><li>Language<br /><ul><li>Official language is Spanish
  28. 28. Spanish and Italian are spoken by over 1,000,000 people in the country and German, Yiddish, and Quechua are spoken by over 200,000 people
  29. 29. Over 40 languages are spoken in Argentina</li></li></ul><li>Buenos Aires<br />Capital and largest city<br />Established in 1536<br />Most inhabitants speak Spanish<br />The first movie theater was built in Buenos Aires in 1896<br />Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires<br />
  30. 30. Landmarks<br /><ul><li>There are many landmarks in Buenos Aires in the Plaza de Mayo
  31. 31. Casa Rosada is the White House of Argentina
  32. 32. May Pyramid commerates Argentina’s freedom</li>