Colombia Bogota

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.
Arepas (left) outside fries up crisp and golden, while the cheesy middle stays wonderfully moist. They can be eaten as a side dish or paired with hot chocolate for an afternoon snack. Empanadas (right) are made by folding dough over a stuffing, which may consist of meat, cheese, huitlacoche, or other ingredients.
Colombia has a population of 47 million. Bogota has the highest population in the country at around 8 million.
The peso has been the currency of Colombia since 1810. Colombia has a good economy. The US dollar is = to 2897.96 Colombian pesos
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.-Wikipedia
Colombia gained independence from Spain in 1819.
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.
Most popular religion is the Roman Catholic Christianity.
The time in Colombia is one hour ahead of our time.
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