Monday, July 25, 2022


We just learned about the country of Brazil

Let's learn a little about the country of Chile!

This country is in South America, and borders Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and the Drake Passage to the south which is the water between Chile and Antarctica.
It is about 750,000 square kilometers, and about 18 million people live there.
The people in this country speak Spanish.

(from: wikipedia - chile)

The flag of Chile is a blue on the top left with a white star, white on the top right, and red on the bottom.
Blue is for the sky and ocean, the star is for the planet Venus, white is for the snow on the Andes mountains, and red is for the blood of the people who fought for independence.

(from: wikipedia - flag of chile)

To eat in this country you might have dulce de leche, which means sweet milk.
This is a type of dessert that is made of sugar and milk cooked until it is like a pudding.

(from: wikipedia - dulce de leche)

Visiting this country you might go see the volcano Osorno, an 8,700 foot tall stratovolcano.

(from: wikipedia - osorno (volcano))

The largest open pit commer mine in the world is in Chile, called Chuquicamata.

(from: wikipedia - chuquicamata)

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