Crossed-Flag-Pins Ecuador Colombia
Crossed-Flag-Pins Ecuador Colombia




http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/flags/countrys/zzzflags/colarge.gif



external image map_of_colombia.jpg
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/south-america/colombia/



external image colombiavacations-bogotacity.jpg
http://www.escapedtoperu.com/images/colombiavacations-bogotacity.jpg
external image Medellin_Colombia.jpg
http://www.firstamericanrealtymedellin.com/images/Medellin_Colombia.jpg
external image shakira_wallpaper_23_1600x1200.jpg
http://www.latinshakira.com/shakirawallpapers/1600x1200/shakira_wallpaper_23_1600x1200.jpg
This is Shakira, she is famous for being a singer.
external image apablopic.jpg
http://www.medellintraveler.com/apablopic.jpg
This is Pablo Escobar, he is a famous Cocaine Trafficker. (http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/20thcenturylatinamerica/a/bioescobar.htm)

Business
  • Colombia uses the Colombian Peso (COP)
  • The American dollar is equal to 1772.5 Colombian pesos.
First major business is an airline named Copa Airlines Colombia (http://www.copaair.com/sites/cc/en/pages/cambio-de-marca.aspx)
Another is Vecol, a pharmaceutical company. (http://www.vecol.com.co/sitio/index.php?tipoDoc=1&idCategoria=49)
Finally, there is Conalvias, a construction company. (http://www.conalvias.com/site/historia.php)

Three Tourist Attractions
external image 3453157862_fccfe33590_z.jpg


external image amazon.jpg


external image Ciudad-Perdida-Colombia.jpg
  • Ciudad Perdida.


Two Important Items
  • Bandeja Paisa- This is an entire mixture of food on a platter. It consists of grilled steak, fried pork rind, chorizo sausages, on a bed of rice and red beans that is then topped with a fried egg and a side of sliced avocado and sweet banana chips. It is one of the best if not the best dish of Colombia.
  • Los Llanos- This is "música llanera", and is usually accompanied by a harp, a cuatro (a type of four-stringed guitar) and maracas.

Representative
  • timthumb.jpg
  • Simon Gaviria Munoz

Climate
http://assets2.bigthink.com/system/idea_thumbnails/24950/original/nevado_del_ruiz.jpg?1289665601

The climate is anually on average 75-81 degrees Farenheit. Maximum is 100 degrees farenheit.
Culture
  • Pandebono
  • external image Patacones.jpg

It was made from corn flour, cheese, and eggs.It mostly eaten when it's hot it taste.

  • Bandeja Paisa

external image Bandeja_Paisa.jpg

A big mixture of food on a platter than a plate, it consists of grilled steak, fried pork rind, chorizo sausages, on a bed of rice and red beans that is topped with a fried egg and a side of sliced avocado and sweet banana (chips).