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This is our Spanish assgnment. We chose to do Colombia

simrankaur nehal

on 26 February 2013

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Colombia BY: SIMRAN KAUR NEHAL AND TANURIT SAMRA Traditional Foods Tourist Attractions Bibliography Flowers The flower parade is a
parade filled with
sculptures made out of flowers. COLOMBIA Colombia's Flag The lip is yellow, blue and red, in the same way as the Colombian flag. The yellow stripe represents the golden New World The blue stripe represents the Atlantic Ocean The red represents the blood shed for independence Colombia's Map Colombia is located in Northwestern South America
Countries that boarder Colombia are Venezuela,Peru,Panama,Ecuador,and Brazil
The capital of Colombia is Bogota
The population of Colombia is 46,927,125(2011) World Atlas Wikipedia.com
Colombia (the book) THANK YOU FOR WATCHING
our presentation!!! Cattleya trianae is the national flower
of Colombia. On the right is the cattleya trinae.
on the left is a sculpture at the flower parade Pandebono is a type of bread made form corn flour, cheese and eggs
Ajiaco is a chicken soup
Arroz con Coco is white rice cooked in coconut milk with water, salt and sugar
Bandeja Paisa is a huge mixture of food
Buñuelos are ball shaped fritters and they is a typical Christmas dish
Morcilla Rellena is blood sausage or blood pudding
Sancocho is a common dish
Hogao is a typical Colombian side dish Gold museum:The Gold Museum is a museum located in Bogota, Colombia. It displays an extraordinary selection of its pre-hispanic gold work collection - the biggest in the world - in its exhibition rooms on the second and third floors.

People love to visit the Gold Museum because of all its features. IT have some of the greatest pieces of gold in the world! Visitors of all ages can come to see these shining beauties.

Los Katíos National Park:Los Katíos National Park is a national park located in northwest Colombia which covers 278 square miles. It is a part of the Darién Gap, shared by Panama and Colombia and is contiguous to Darién National Park in Panama. love to visit this joyful park! People of any age come to this park to enjoy some outdoor time with their family and for many activities. Families come to have picnics and to play. Colombia Facts Twelve percent of coffee is produced in Colombia
Experts believe 3000 out of the 14 000 species of the butterflies are found in Colombia
Colombia produces 60% of the world's most expensive emeralds
Colombia is the home country for many famous people such as Shakira, Fernando Botero and the famous writer Gabrial Garcia Marques
The official language is Spanish,but there are other 64 native tongues used
Colombia has the tallest seaside mountain in the world
Colombia has 84 different Indigenous tribes spread across the country 0 + - = 9 8 7 The national flag is draped on each side of the shield. The shield is broken into three portions. In the lowermost portion is a depiction of ships, pointing to the maritime history of Colombia, namely to the Isthmus of Panama, which was part of Colombia until 1903. Nowadays represents the two oceans that border the country (Atlantic and Pacific). The sails mean the Colombian commerce with the rest of the world and the rising economy. In the middle section, over a field of platinum, the Phrygian cap is presented; this being a traditional symbol of liberty and freedom. The topmost section contains a pomegranate over a field of azure, as a symbol of the Viceroyalty of New Granada (early colonial name of Colombia back in 18th century), in the middle flanked by two cornucopias or horns of plenty: the one at the right with golden and silver coins and the one at the left with tropical fruits. This portion represents the agricultural and mineral wealth of Colombian soil. Colombia's Colombia's coat of arms. Colombia's Festivals Colombia is home to the biggest flower parade,biggest outdoor horse parade,and second biggest carnival in the world.
In general Colombian's like to celebrate a lot, but with their friends and family. In December Colombian's celebrate christmas in very special ways. In December 7th of every year. all Colombian cities are lighted with candles in every house in every single street in every single city of the country. They celebrate something called "novenas" in which we read and sing to celebrate the on-comming "birthday" of Jesus. Also for christmas, most Colombian families make Buñuelos with Natilla. They also have many carnivals and fairs. they have "La Feria de Cali" or "Cali's fair" which is specially dedicated about Salsa music. They have the Flower's Festival in Medellin which are a couple of days every august in which people make beautiful flower arrangements and display them in their backs walking through different streets in the city and many other celebrations. The most industrially diverse member of the five-nation Andean Community, Colombia has four major industrial centers—Bogota, Medellin, Cali, and Barranquilla, each located in a distinct geographical region. Colombia's industries include textiles and clothing, leather products, processed foods and beverages, paper and paper products, chemicals and petrochemicals, cement, construction, iron and steel products, and metalworking. Its diverse climate and topography permit the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. In addition, all regions yield forest products, ranging from tropical hardwoods in the hot country to pine and eucalyptus in the colder areas.

Cacao beans, sugarcane, coconuts, bananas, plantains, rice, cotton, tobacco, cassava, and most of the nation's beef cattle are produced in the hot regions from sea level to 1,000 meters elevation. The temperate regions—between 1,000 and 2,000 meters—are better suited for coffee and coca; certain flowers; maize and other vegetables; and fruits such as citrus, pears, pineapples, and tomatoes. The cooler elevations—between 2,000 and 3,000 meter—produce wheat, barley, potatoes, cold-climate vegetables, flowers, dairy cattle, and poultry. People
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