By: Charlotte Villasana
Representation of flag
Yellow- represents all the gold found in the Colombian island
Blue- represents the seas on Colombia's shores
Red- represents the blood spilled for Colombia's independence
Population of Colombia- 49,529,000 people
President- Jaun Manuel Santos
Type of Government- a republic with separation of powers into executive, judicial, and legislative branches.
1 Colombian = $0.00038 in U.S money
Football (soccer), Cycling, Boxing
Independence of Cartagena (day when Colombia declared its independence from Spain), Epiphany (celebrates two events in Jesus's life: when the 3 wise men visited infant Jesus, and when St John the Baptist baptized Jesus), and St. Joseph's day (a day of Feast dedicated to St. Joseph).
1. Black and White Festival- a five day festival