Colómbia "Libertad y Orden"

The capital of Colómbiá is Bogotá

Traditional Colombian clothing includes the la pollera colora, ruana and sombrero vueltiao. The ruana is a cape-like piece of clothing traditionally worn in the Andean region of Colombian. It is made of dyed or undyed wool and worn wrapped around the shoulders as protection against the cooler weather of the mountains.( Reference.com)

The Climate of Colombia is characterized for being tropical and isothermal as a result of its geographical location near the Equator presenting variations within five natural regions and depending on the altitude, temperature, humidity, winds and rainfall. The average temperature is about 45 to 67 Fahrenheit year round.(Wikipedia)

Utah has a dry, continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. The average temperature in July is in the low 70s F (about 21 °C). In winter the average temperature is slightly below freezing except in the southwest.

Colors of the flag are commonly interpreted in two ways: One version indicates that the yellow symbolizes sovereignty and justice, blue as loyalty and vigilance, and red represents the valor shown and the victory achieved during the battles for independence from Spain.( world atlas)

Cutlet "Valluna", a typical dish of the Valle del Cauca region of Colombia and the Afro-Colombian culture of the area near the Pacífic Ocean. It includes a milanesa, usually prepared with a lean pork loin. Beef or chicken can also be used. Traditional accompaniments include rice, sliced tomatoes, onions, chopped fried plantains or fries and a drink called "Lulada" made with lulo fruit, water and sugar.( Wikipedia )

The population of colombiá today is 49,291,609 it is the third-most populous country in Latin America, after Mexico and Brazil. Colombia officially acknowledges three ethnic minority groups: the Afro-Colombian, indigenous, and Romani populations. The Afro-Colombian population consists mainly of blacks, mulattoes, raizals, palenqueros, and zambos (a term used since colonial times for individuals of mixed Amerindian and black ancestry). ( Wikipedia)

The peso is the currency of Colombia. Its ISO 4217 code is COP and it is also informally abbreviated as COL$. However, the official peso symbol is $. As of August 21, 2016, the exchange rate of the Colombian peso is 2,857 Colombian pesos to 1 U.S. dollar.

Colombia is Latin America's fourth largest and Middle America's second largest economy measured by gross domestic product. Petroleum is Colombia's main export, making over 45% of Colombia's exports. Wikipedia

The Politics of Colombia take place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Colombia is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is carried out by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of congress, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Colombia. The Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. Juan Manuel Santos is the current president of Colombiá. Wikipedia

Juan Manuel Santos

Colombiá declared independence from Spain on July 20 1810, it's independence was recognized on the 7 of August 1819.

Languages of Colombia. More than 99.2% of Colombians speak the Spanish language; also 65 Amerindian languages, 2 Creole languages and the romani language are spoken in the country. English has official status in the San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina Islands.(Wikipedia)

Roman Catholic Christianity is by far the most practiced religion in Colombia with about 75% of the estimated 49,291,609 people living in Colombia worshiping it. Then there is Protestant Christianity that takes up about 15% of the population. The third most popular religion is ether Atheism or Agnosticism witch takes up 5% of the population.

Map of Colombia

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