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  1. Columbia Jacob Richards

  2. Columbia gained it’s independence from the Pro-Spanish resistance on July 20,1810 . • The countries official name is the Republic of Columbia. • Is known for it’s Columbian drug cartels. • Was paid 25,000,000 for the completion of the Panama Canal. • The capital city is Bogotá. History

  3. Most middle class families eat elaborate meals. • They have a Social Caste system. • Columbia is a very strict country. Culture

  4. 95% of people are Roman Catholics. • Most believe in life after death (reincarnation). • They greet people just like in America. • Personal space is required during social interactions. • The same ethics code as America. Religion and Ethics

  5. The official language is Spanish. • Only in major cities is English used. • “Columbian Academy of Language” (1871) • Over 200 languages and dialects are spoken. Languages

  6. They use Columbian Pesos (COP) • 1.00 COP = 0.000547948 USD • For every one COP = 0.0005 USD Currency

  7. They have a Free market economy. • Economic-Political System: Market. • GDP:$435.4 Billion • Largest Industries: Texture, Garment, Furniture and Box manufacturing, Oil Production, Coal Mining and Forestry. Economy and Leading Industries

  8. Common Imports: Machinery, Oil, Plastic, Organic chemicals. • Common Exports: Petroleum, Coffee, Coal, Nickel, Emeralds. • Common Export Partners: United States, Algeria, Egypt. • Common Import Partners: United States. Imports and Exports

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