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Colombia. Tomas 23 octubre 2013 c lase 2. Location. Northern South America Bordered by Pacific and Atlantic oceans Capitol is Bogot á. Tourist attractions and rec. activities. Soccer- People of all ages play this sport
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Colombia Tomas 23 octubre 2013 clase 2
Location • Northern South America • Bordered by Pacific and Atlantic oceans • Capitol is Bogotá
Tourist attractions and rec. activities • Soccer- People of all ages play this sport • Volleyball- Men play this sport after work at sunset to avoid the heat • Track and field- Colombians love this sport as Basketball- The boys and young men play this • Cycle racing- Colombians have Sundays for cycling because some roads are closed due to the majority of cyclists. • Bull fighting- A dying sport, and is illegal in the country. People still do it and it can/cant be entertaining.
Climate and geography • Cool mountain plateaus • Eastern region with plains in the Northand jungle in the South • At 8,629 feet, Bogotá averages 55 F
Typical foods • Sancocho de Galla- chicken • EmpanadasPaisas- rolls with meat • Coffee- coffee • Eggs- eggs • Yucca rolls- plant fibers rolled with food in them • Fish- fish • Hot chocolate- hot chocolate
Moneyz • Euro • 1 euro is equal to 1.38 dollars
Famous people • Shakira • TomásCarrasquilla • Fernando Botero • Manuel Elkin Patarroyo • Gabriel Garcia Márquez • Pablo Escobar
Interesting facts and historical events • Second largest coffee producer in the world • Rewrote constitution in 1991 on July 4 • Named after Christopher Columbus • 90% of emeralds are mined in Columbus • Only South American country with a coast on pacific and Atlantic oceans.
Works Cited "Colombia." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2013. Web. 23 Oct 2013. Lewis, James. "Dangerous Times: Milton Friedman Just Won His Euro Bet." Articles:. N.p., 11 May 2013. Web. 29 Oct. 2013.