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.
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.
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.