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C5 Chile Cario Exprésate

Geocultura Capítulo 5
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Santiago
la capital fundada en 1541 por Pedro de Valdivia
Chilean peso
currency
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Internet code
la cueca
el baile nacional de Chile
El Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael
En el sur de Chile; tiene un glaciar espectacular
Viña del Mar
una playa en la costa pacifica
Isla de Pascua (Rapa Nui)
600 estatuas de piedra conocidos como moais
Desierto de Atacama
el desierto más seco del mundo
el Altiplano
una región en el norte donde viven animales como llamas y alpacas en condiciones extremas
La Isla Chiloé
Vivid colors and wooden designs characterize the houses on this southern island.
Iquique
This city in northern Chile has examples of mudéjar architecture, an Arabic style introduced by Spaniards.
El pastel de choclo
a meat pie topped with mashed corn.
Los mariscos
Chileans eat a great variety of seafood from the Pacific Ocean. One dish is called curanto.
La Fiesta de La Tirana
This town near Iquique holds this major festival each July; its roots are from Incan ceremonies, Chinese carnivals, and Spanish fiestas.
Los mapuches
The culture of these people in southern Chile can be seen in their customs, handicrafts, traditional dress, and festivals.
Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) y Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957)
These two famous Chilean poets each won a Nobel Prize in Literature.
Pedro Lira (1845-1912)
Chilean artist who gained international fame for this painting, The Founding of Santiago.