Colombia

  • The whole continent is a total landmass of 181,035 square kilometers.
  • The population is over 14.8 million, Cambodia is the 69th most popular country in the world.
  • Cambodia's ancient name is "Kambuja".
  • Cambodia became a captive of France in 1863, and later gained independence in 1953.  
  • The official religion is Theravada Buddhism, which is practiced by about 95% of the entire population.
  • Exports: knit sweaters- 12.13%, textiles- 10.15%, knit women's suits- 7.65%, and non knit women's suits- 5.53%.
  • Imports: Textiles- 12.25%, light rubberized knit fabric- 10.19%, refined petroleum- 10.46%, and machines- 9.92%.
  • Language: Khmer
  • Electricity: 230
  • The best times to travel are in December or January even though it's hot and humid.
  • Exchange rates: KRH- 1000= US .24
  • Currency: Riel

Colombian money

Colombian National Anthem


  • Foods they eat: Beef, chicken, pork, goat, fish, cape gooseberry, and dragon fruit.
  • Dish: bandejo paisa- beans, rice, ground meat, chorizo, fried egg, arepa, and chicharon, usually with avocado or special sauce.
  • Social Classes:
  • Upper class, 5%; middle class, 20%; lower class, 50%; masses, 25%.
  • There were also two important subdivisions:
  • The new rich, who constituted 3% of the total and were members of the upper class
  • The upper lower class, organized blue-collar workers, and poorer white-collar workers, who made up about 15% of the total.
  • Capital city: Bogota
  • The national anthem:
  • Based on a Cambodian folk tune and written by Chuon Nath; the anthem
  • Adopted in 1941 and reconfirmed in 1947.
  • In 1970, they replaced the anthem.
  • After the communist victory in 1975, former royalist symbols, including "Nokor Reach", were reinstated for a short while.

Picture Of Colombia

  • Type of government: Constitutional Republic
  • Time compared to Kansas: Same
  • Climate: The climate of Colombia is tropical as a result of it's location near the equator.
  • If you were to live in Colombia and not the US:
  • You would have 2.7 times higher chance of dying in infancy
  • Use 93.01% less electricity, consume 89.53% less oil, make 80.17% less money
  • Spend 93.09% less money on health care
  • Experience 30% more of a class divine
  • Have 29.03% more chance of being unemployed
  • Have 28% more babies
  • Die 3.93 years sooner.
  • Natural disasters: There are only a few natural disasters that affect the land, but how the natural disasters affect the people. The lack of planning for these disasters, and the fragile economy are a few of them.
  • Visa:
  • If you are from the US, you don't need a visa.
  • When you arrive, you have to get your passport stamped for 30-60 days.
  • Colombia requires travelers to provide proof of onward travel (plane/train etc..) and that you have sufficient funds (bank statement).
  • If you stay longer you need to go by the DAS (Departmento Administavado de Seguridad).
  • Get passports at US Department of State.
  • Shots:
  • Make sure you are up to date on routine vaccines before every trip.
  • These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, chicken-pocks, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot.
  • Get them before you leave the US.

Colombian FLag

  • The area compared to the US is smaller, more people in less space, less jobs, and less money.
  • Full country name: Republica de Colombia

Cost of things: One gallon of milk- $4.47, loaf of fresh white bread- $1.14, twelve eggs- $1.96, 1 lb of apples- $.90, and 1 lb of potatoes

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