Columbia

Landforms & Climate

Colombia has costal plains, Grassland savannas, high mountains, the Amazon rain forest and fertile valleys. The climate in Colombia varies, if your in a lowland area the temperature is going to be in the 80'sand the higher you go the cooler it gets.

History

Christopher Columbus explored the north coast in 1502. Colombia was called Great Colombia. People of New Granada were inspired to revolt against the ruler of Spain (Napoleon)

People

Mestizos (Spanish and Indian descendants) ethnicity is the most common in Colombia. Most Colombians are Christian. Most people speak Castilian Spanish.

Food

Empanadas Which is a small meat-filled turnover and Arepas which have white cornmeal cakes filled with cheese and are eaten in most of the country. Drinking age=18