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What is the third oldest city in Peru, when was it founded, and by whom?
Trujillo, 1530, Spanish
What does Trujillo serve as now?
A commercial center
What does Trujillo have access to?
The Pan-American highway, The Pacific Coast, and the sugarcane and rice producers of the Río Moche Valley
What resort do tourists of Trujillo enjoy and what are two major attractions there?
Huanacho, surfing and seafood
What is four miles west of Trujillo?
Chan Chan ruins
What are the Chan Chan ruins?
Located 4 miles west of Trujillo, a twenty-square-mile adobe complex created by the Chimú Empire
true or false: The Incan Empire came before the Chimú Empire?
False, the Chimú empire predates the Incan empire
What is Trujillo's nickname?
The city of eternal spring
Why is Trujillo named the city of eternal spring?
Its year-round climate
What is the zampoña?
An instrument similar to the flute but is different by its arrangement of many narrow, wooden cylinders, and is also played back and forth like a harmonica
When was Machu Picchu made known to the Western civilization?
Before being discovered, what was Machu Picchu used for?
Farmers used the steep slopes for farming
True or False: Ricardo Palma restored the Peruvian National Library
True or False: The Capital of the Incan Empire was located in Lima, Peru
False: The capital of the Incan Empire was located in Cuzco, Peru
What did Incas use to send messages?
A system of knotted ropes called Quipu
What three distinct regions do Perú and Ecuador have?
The coast, the jungle, and the highland
What percentage of the population of Perú lives on the coast?
What percentage of the population of Perú lives on the highlands?
What percentage of the population of Perú lives in the jungle?
True or False: The coastal region of Perú takes up 60% of the landmass
False: The Jungle region of Peru takes up 60% of the landmass
What percentage of the population of Ecuador lives on the coast?
Why did many residents migrate away form the Ecuadorian highlands?
good luck charm
Vocab: Las muñecas de las preocupaciones
Vocab: El gesto
Vocab: los alfareros
Vocab: Las Alasitas
Miniature representations of objects one desires
In Chile, what brings good luck?
In peru what brings good luck?
In Guatemala what get rid of peoples' worry?
In Spain, what do boyfriends give their girlfriends to represent their future together?
What three countries have the music style "andina"
Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru
What is different about the "andina" music
The indigenous instruments they use
What poet was inspired by Machu Picchu?
Where was Pablo Neruda born?