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Colombia

Colombia

by Charles F. Gritzner
     
 

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The only country in South America to border the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Colombia is the continent's fourth-largest country and has the second-largest population behind Brazil. The country's terrain is also one of the most physically diverse in South America, with snowcapped volcanoes, swampy marshes, tropical savannahs, and lush rain forest dotting

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The only country in South America to border the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Colombia is the continent's fourth-largest country and has the second-largest population behind Brazil. The country's terrain is also one of the most physically diverse in South America, with snowcapped volcanoes, swampy marshes, tropical savannahs, and lush rain forest dotting its landscape. Its people are of European , African and native American descent, and both the Spanish language and catholic religion bring these diverse group together Colombia is a comprehensive exploration of the people, culture, history, geography, environment, economy and government of Colombia.

Written by experienced geographers each volume in the Modern World Nations series offers a comprehensive overview of the people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture that make each of our world's countries unique.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617530456
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/2011
Series:
Modern World Nations Series
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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