Colombia
By Kriengsak Maolee 55030055
English for communication
Overview

• Geography
• Festivals
• Food

• Tourist attractions
Geography
Map
Location and Size
: Area : 439,733 square miles

: Ranked in 26th largest countries in the world by
area
The largest count...
Comparison between Colombia and Thailand
Colombia : around 440,000 square miles
Thailand : around 200,000 square miles

Co...
Comparison between Colombia and Russia
Russia

Colombia
Festivals
Most Famous Festivals in Colombia

• The Barranquilla Carnival
• Festival of the Flowers
• Blacks and Whites' Carnival
The Barranquilla Carnival

Date : 4 days before Ash Wednesday
The biggest carnivals in the world just
behind Rio de Janeir...
The Barranquilla Carnival
Festival of the Flowers
Place : Medellin
Date : First weeks in August
The largest outdoor flowers show.
Festival of the Flowers

It’s also the largest horse show
in the world!
Blacks and Whites' Carnival
The Castaneda Family Parade
The Blacks day
The White Day
Colombian Food
Traditional foods in Colombia

• Ajiaco
• Lechona
• Empanadas
Ajiaco

A popular soup made with chickens,
three varieties of potatoes and herb.
Lechona

Consists of
- A roast pig stuffed
- Yellow peas
- Green onion
- Yellow rice
Empanadas

Stuffed bread with meat, cheese,

huitlacoche and vegetable.

Look like curry puff from the

outside.
Empanadas and Curry puff

Empanadas

Curry puff
Empanadas

huitlacoche
Tourist attractions
Most famous places in Colombia
• Cartagena
• The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira

• Caño Cristales
Cartagena
Cartagena
The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira
An underground
Roman Catholic Church.

It is built in the tunnel of
a salt mine.
The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira
Caño Cristales

Commonly called

“The river of five colors”
and “The liquid rainbow”
Caño Cristales
Caño Cristales
Conclusion
I told you about…..

-The geography and Colombia’s size comparison

-The interesting festivals
-The delicious C...
Thank you for your attention
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  1. 1. Colombia By Kriengsak Maolee 55030055 English for communication
  2. 2. Overview • Geography • Festivals • Food • Tourist attractions
  3. 3. Geography
  4. 4. Map
  5. 5. Location and Size : Area : 439,733 square miles : Ranked in 26th largest countries in the world by area The largest country is Russia : The only South American country with coastlines on both the Pacific and Caribbean sea
  6. 6. Comparison between Colombia and Thailand Colombia : around 440,000 square miles Thailand : around 200,000 square miles Colombia is two time as big as Thailand!
  7. 7. Comparison between Colombia and Russia Russia Colombia
  8. 8. Festivals
  9. 9. Most Famous Festivals in Colombia • The Barranquilla Carnival • Festival of the Flowers • Blacks and Whites' Carnival
  10. 10. The Barranquilla Carnival Date : 4 days before Ash Wednesday The biggest carnivals in the world just behind Rio de Janeiro’s. One of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
  11. 11. The Barranquilla Carnival
  12. 12. Festival of the Flowers Place : Medellin Date : First weeks in August The largest outdoor flowers show.
  13. 13. Festival of the Flowers It’s also the largest horse show in the world!
  14. 14. Blacks and Whites' Carnival
  15. 15. The Castaneda Family Parade
  16. 16. The Blacks day
  17. 17. The White Day
  18. 18. Colombian Food
  19. 19. Traditional foods in Colombia • Ajiaco • Lechona • Empanadas
  20. 20. Ajiaco A popular soup made with chickens, three varieties of potatoes and herb.
  21. 21. Lechona Consists of - A roast pig stuffed - Yellow peas - Green onion - Yellow rice
  22. 22. Empanadas Stuffed bread with meat, cheese, huitlacoche and vegetable. Look like curry puff from the outside.
  23. 23. Empanadas and Curry puff Empanadas Curry puff
  24. 24. Empanadas huitlacoche
  25. 25. Tourist attractions
  26. 26. Most famous places in Colombia • Cartagena • The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira • Caño Cristales
  27. 27. Cartagena
  28. 28. Cartagena
  29. 29. The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira An underground Roman Catholic Church. It is built in the tunnel of a salt mine.
  30. 30. The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira
  31. 31. Caño Cristales Commonly called “The river of five colors” and “The liquid rainbow”
  32. 32. Caño Cristales
  33. 33. Caño Cristales
  34. 34. Conclusion I told you about….. -The geography and Colombia’s size comparison -The interesting festivals -The delicious Colombian foods -The popular tourist attractions
  35. 35. Thank you for your attention

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