Monday, August 1, 2022


We just learned about the country of Chile

Let's learn a little about the country of Colombia!

This country is in South America, and borders the Caribbean Sea, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, and the Pacific Ocean.
It is about 1.14 million square kilometers, and about 52 million people live there.
The people in this country speak mostly Spanish.

(from: wikipedia - colombia)

The flag of Colombia is sideways stripes of yellow blue and red.
Yellow is for gold, and the sun. Blue is for the sky and water. Red is for the blood of the people who fought for freedom.

(from: wikipedia - flag of colombia)

To eat in this country you might have bandeja paisa, which is a very big meal made up of beans, pork, rice, bananas, sausage, corn bread, black pudding, avocado and lemon.

(from: wikipedia - bandeja paisa)

Visiting this country you might go see Las Lajas Shrine, which is a big church built over a canyon of the Guáitara River.

(from: wikipedia - las lajas shrine)

In the town of San Agustin, there is a park with some ancient sculptures that people believe come from as far back as the year 5 AD.

(from: wikipedia - san agustin archaeological park)

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