By: Jacob Walker
Population: 48,934,959 people
Currency: Colombian Peso
National Language: Spanish
Neighboring Countries: Ecuador, Venezuela
Located in: South America
- ¡que oso! – what a shame!
- darselas de perro – to think you are better than everyone else
- engatuzar – to swindle, to cheat
- ¡nanay cucas! – no way!
- ella anda muy mosca – she is grouchy/in a bad mood
Tallest building in the country and 2nd in South America
Festival of the Flowers is a festival that takes place in Medellín, Colombia. This festival is the one of the most important social events for the city. There is a pageant, some automobiles, and a Paso Fino horse parade, plus many musical concerts.
The Maloka Museum is a science museum located in Bogotá, Colombia. Visitors can interact with a wide variety of exhibits that explore topics in Science and Technology.
Colombian Food and Drinks
Colombian coffee is known for its distinct flavor and quality. Much of the worlds coffee beans are from Colombia, but they commonly drink instant coffee instead.
Pan de yuca is baked cheese bread made with yuca flour.
Climate and Weather
Colombia is a tropical place, mainly because it is near the equator. It is also sometimes the victim of mother nature, being hit be tropical storms, having a 1-5% chance in any given year to be hit by a tropical storm.