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Colombia finished

  1. 1. ColombiaCreated byMr. Raponi
  2. 2. The Land Colombia is the only South American country to border the Caribbean Sea and the _______________. Its land area totals 401,040 square miles about ¾ of the size of _______________.
  3. 3. Colombia’s The ___________ spread outward throughLandforms the center of Colombia. The mountains form a __________, or a group of mountain chains that run side by side. Colombia’s major river, the _______________ winds between the mountains
  4. 4. The Andes Mountains and its Creatures
  5. 5. Vast plains cover theMore Land remaining ________ of Colombia. More rain forests spread across the _____________ plains. Only a few Native Americans live in this hot, steamy region
  6. 6. Colombia lies entirely within theThe Climate ____________. However, due to the high altitudes, temperatures are very cool for a tropical area. In the capital of ________________, which lies at 8,355 feet, high temperatures only average around 67 degrees Fahrenheit.
  7. 7. Colombia is the 2nd largest Latin American supplier ofThe Economy _________________. Most Colombians work as farmers, factory workers or miners. In factories, people produce cars, machinery, cloths and food. A leading supplier of gold, Colombia also produces 90% of the world’s _______________.
  8. 8. I’ll Have Extra Butter on My Ants Please!!!!!!!! The ants “Hormigas Culonas” are very large. These are fried or roasted. These are often served in paper cones, just like popcorn, at the movies. They have a smoky taste, a bit like very good jerky. Nice and crunchy.
  9. 9. Coffee is the country’sAgriculture _______________, a crop that is usually sold for export. Colombia also exports cotton, tobacco and cut flowers. The rain forest also supplies large amounts of _____________
  10. 10. The population of Colombia totals aboutThe People _______________. Nearly all Colombians speak _____________ although the people are a mix of different ethnic backgrounds. Again, the Roman Catholic religion is the most popular.
  11. 11. Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Panama all becameIndependence independent as one country in 1819 from the help of ____________________. Over time, the other three countries broke away and became their own separate countries. In the 1950s, the 3 major political parties agreed to govern Colombia together making it a stable democracy.
  12. 12. You Can’t Even Say That They Don’t Look Alike!!! Simon Bolivar Danny Tanner (Bob Saget)
  13. 13. Simon Bolivar
  14. 14. Since the 1940sGrowth of Cities Colombian farmers, known as ________________ journeyed to the cities in search of work. This is why Colombia’s urban population has grown quite rapidly.

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