Colombia : Colombia Xavier Smith Map of Colombia! : Map of Colombia! Bogotá, Colombia Slide 3: Capital: Bogotá
Location: Northern South America, between Panama and Venezuela.
Population: 45,013,672 *July 2008
Religions: 90% Roman Catholic, 10% Other
Natural Resources: Petroleum, coal, iron ore, emeralds, nickel, hydropower, copper, natural gas, & gold.
Climate: Tropical along eastern plains and the coast, but cooler in the highlands.
Language: Spanish Colombia! Demographic Information Of Colombia’s History!Overview : Colombia’s History!Overview Colombia was among the three countries that formed due to the fall of Gran Colombia in 1830.
Colombia’s flag shares major similarities between the Ecuadorian and Venezuelan flags, because their flags colors and symbols were all derived from Gran Columbia’s flag. (Right.)
Gran Colombia’s real name was Colombia,
but because it comprised of three
countries and one province, (Panama)
Colombia was called Great Colombia. Places to Go! : Places to Go! Colombia is filled with beautiful artifacts and places that everyone is sure to enjoy!
Ancient Churches open to
Planetariums Places to See! : Places to See! Here is a picture of the tallest man made building in Miami, Colombia, beautifully lit with Colombia’s flag’s colors. Above is a picture of the Bogotá Planetarium (Bottom right)
and a recently built bullfighting arena! (Top left) Slide 9: http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.everyculture.com/multi/images/gema_01_img0055.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.everyculture.com/multi/Bu-Dr/Colombian-Americans.html&usg=__2KX-iBKahW4pLBxpTXRa7c4dMNY=&h=376&w=425&sz=23&hl=en&start=7&um=1&tbnid=jetcfRAEAKXANM:&tbnh=111&tbnw=126&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dthe%2Bsummit%2Bof%2Bmiami,%2Bcolombia%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26rlz%3D1G1GGLQ_ENUS316%26sa%3DG