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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A comparsa (conga de comparsa) is the band which plays a conga during a Latin American Carnival celebration. It consists of a large group of dancers dancing and traveling on the streets, followed by a Carrosa (carriage) where the musicians play. The Comparsa is a development of African processions where groups of devotees followed a given saint or deity during a particular religious celebration.Latin America (Spanish: Am rica Latina or Latinoam rica; Portuguese: Am rica Latina; French: Am rique latine) is a region of the Americas where Romance languages (i.e., those derived from Latin) - particularly Spanish and Portuguese, and variably French - are primarily spoken. Latin America has an area of approximately 21,069,500 km (7,880,000 sq mi), almost 3.9% of the Earth's surface or 14.1% of its land surface area. As of 2010, its population was estimated at more than 590 million and its combined GDP at 5.16 trillion United States dollars (6.27 trillion at PPP).
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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136276380
  • 9786136276380