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					Populations and Natural
      Resources
          Types of population
• Population: How many people live in an area
• Density: How many people live in square
  kilometer
• Urban population: How many people live in
  cities
• Rural population: How many people live in the
  countryside
                                                Population of Cities in Chile
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          Valparaiso   Concepción   La Serena     Antofagasta   Temuco   Rancagua   Talca   Arica   Chillán
           Population Density
• Here is 100 square meters:
In a LOW density area:
In a HIGH density area:
                          Population       Area        Density
Rank          Country
                                           (km²) (persons/km²).

   1          Ecuador      15.007.343    283.561            53
   2         Colombia      44.725.543   1.138.914           40
   3         Venezuela     27.635.743    912.050            30
   4             Brazil   203.429.773   8.547.403           24
   5              Peru     29.248.943   1.285.216           23
   6             Chile     16.888.760    756.626             2
   7          Uruguay       3.308.535    175.016            19
   8         Paraguay       6.459.058    406.752            16
   9         Argentina     41.769.726   2.780.400           15
  10            Bolivia    10.118.683   1.098.581            9
  11           Guyana        744.768     214.969             4
  12    French Guiana        274.652      90.000             3
  13         Suriname        491.989     163.265             3
  14   Falkland Islands         3.140     12.173    Less than 1
URBAN POPULATION
URBAN POPULATION
              Natural Resources
• Natural resources: a material that comes from the
  earth and has value.
    Example: oil, diamonds, wood, copper, fish

Economic Activity: what a country does or makes to
  make money.

***The economic activity of a country uses its natural
  resources***
• Example: A natural resource of Chile is
  COPPER. Copper is found in mines in Chile.

• Example: A natural resource of Chile is FISH.
  Chile sells fish to other countries to make
  money.
• Fruit is a natural resource of Chile. You can
  buy Chilean fruit in the United States.

• Cotton is a natural resource of the United
  States. The United States uses cotton to make
  clothing.
• Examples of natural resources:

Food (fruit, fish, chocolate, coffee, tobacco)
Minerals (diamonds, copper, iron, gold)
• Natural resources cause TRADE, WAR, CONQUEST
• The European explorers came to find GOLD
• Africa is so poor now because people from other
  continents came and took all of the minerals
  (diamonds and gold)
• Saudi Arabia and the Middle East are RICH
  because they have OIL
    -countries go to war to get OIL

				
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