Columbia ] Area-1,138,910 km² Population-47.7 million (2012) Lat/Long- 4N 72W
Columbia- Shares borders with Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador. • Climates determined by trade winds • Temperature drops as the altitude increases Geography
Man Made Features Guacharo caves- -Large cave -In exotic tropical rainforest -with waterfall -area is rich -endemic plants and animals Las Lajas sanctuary- a beautiful church Bordones Falls- 220 Tall -Ciudad Perdida -Guatavita lake
Archaeology/History 1893- Comstock successfully lobbies the U.S. Congress to provide funding for construction of Columbia. 1900- The U.S.A. proudly launches the air-city of Columbia, which begins a global tour of major cities. 1911- August 15, Columbia’s police force debuts the motorized paroit. 1981- A fallen building from Columbia found in the high Alps.
Political Science/ Sociology Famous artifacts The Raft of El Dorado- Elegant Sculpture. Bogota’s gold museum- displays elegant jewelry, small figures, and other objects Poetry- by: Jorge Isaacs, Maria (1867) Government- Republic Philosophy- Democroasy Social programs- stores, banks, insurance, firms, transportation/ communication companies, hospitals, and government agencies and service industries. Education- Nursery, Elementary, High school, University. Police force- PolicíaNacional de Colombia, Army, Navy, and Air Force. Social welfare- Social security programs include health and maternity benefits, workers’ compensation, and allowances for those unable to work.
Economics Natural resources- Colombia is rich in mineral and energy resources Trade partners- United states Banks- Banco, Chase, Citibank, TD Bank Money- Columbian peso Taxation- National taxes are administered by the National Tax and Customs Direction.
Work Cited http://colombiabeat.com/ http://www.indexmundi.com/ http://www.wikipedia.org/ Columbia.