COLOMBIA

CLIMATE REGION: Because of the country‚Äôs close proximity to the Equator, its climate is generally tropical and isothermal. Temperatures vary little throughout the year. The only genuinely variable climatic element is the amount of annual precipitation.The tropical savanna conditions of alternately wet and dry seasons  predominant climate of  season occurs from November to April, and the wet season from May to October.  

  • "Colombia: Landforms & Climate." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World.    ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 28 Oct. 2014.

FOOD: The traditional food in Col0mbia are the empanadas and arepas. The standard foods may vary depending on the region they live. For example chicken soup like sancocho de gallina in the coastal area would stew the chicken with potato, cumin, and cilantro, whereas in Bogata a chicken would include two kinds of potatoes, corn, cream,  onions, and guascas, special Colombian chilies. The desserts banana with cornmeal served the Colombian coffe.

  • "Colombia: Food and Holidays." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World.ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 28 Oct. 2014.

CREATIVE EXPRESSION:  On July 20, Colombians celebrate their independence. They celebrates with military parades and athletic games. The Carnaval de Blancos y Negros is a two-day festival held in Pasto during January 5-6, only the christian celebrate that.Poets from around the world join the best of Latin American poets every year at the Medellin International Poetry Festival.

  • "Colombia: Food and Holidays." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World.ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 28 Oct. 2014.

RELIGION: Most Colombias are Christians and Catholics. The Catholic people have traditions which is festivals to venerate saints and Virgin Mary. While modern Afro-Colombians are also often Catholic, some Afro-Colombian Catholic communities incorporate elements of African religions into Catholicism; for example, practicing magic or communicating with spirits. Also are people Judaism, Hinduism, and Islam. Baletti, Brenda.

  • "Colombia: People." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 28 Oct. 2014.

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