Come to Colombia!

Come visit and see what wonders Colombia offers to the world

Location

Colombia is located in the north western part of South America. It shares boarders with Ecuador, Venezuela, and Panama.
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Weather

Since Colombia is so close to the equator, the temperature is warmer. Although, some parts of Colombia are colder due to the Andes Mountain range. The average temperatures are usually with in the 70 or 80s range.

Climate

Colombia is considered to be separated into five different climate zones. These zones are tropical rainforest, savannas, steppes, deserts, and the mountain range climate. The tropical region is equipped with the wonders of the ocean and sandy beaches, and the Andes mountains have a scenery that is just beautiful.

Physical Features

The Andes Mountain Range divides the country in half. The Andes start in Colombia and stretches down the west coast of South America to the end tip of Chile. The Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world. Colombia boarders with Ecuador, Panama, and Venezuela. To the west coast, is the Pacific Ocean, and to the north eastern coast is the Caribbean Sea.

Language

Come experience the beautiful spoken word of the native language, Spanish.

Customs of Colombia

  • Family is the most important thing in their lives. Everything revolves around the family structure.
  • The elderly are the wisest and most respected people in the country.
  • Most famous for their coffee.
  • Use a wide variety of national and international foods.
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Taboos of Colombia

  • Homosexuality is not widely accepted or understood especially by older generations.
  • The drug usage among Colombians is relatively high.

Subcultures in Colombia

  • Violence among urban Colombians due to drugs, tobacco, and alcohol.
  • 90% of Colombians are Roman Catholic. Their Catholicism is the center foundation of their everyday living.

MLA Citaions

  • "Colombia - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette." Colombia. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Apr. 2015.

  • "Colombia Weather, Climate and Geography." Colombia Weather, Climate and Geography. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Apr. 2015.

  • "Colombia." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 22 Apr. 2015.