“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”
~Gabriel Garcia MarquezColombian author
Check out the books from the Jr. High library display:
OPA Jr. High Library Country Profile: Colombia
CIA World Factbook: Colombia
Music of Colombia
Utah Online Library
Did You Know?
- Colombia is named after Christopher Columbus, whose Italian name was Cristoforo Colombo.
- Bogotá, the capital, lies at 8,660 feet (2,640 meters) above sea level.
- Colombia is the only South American country that has a coast on both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.
- Colombian mines are the largest source of emeralds in the world.
“Colombia.” CultureGrams Online Edition, ProQuest, 2019, online.culturegrams.com/world/world_country.php?cid=35&cn=Colombia. Accessed 05 September 2019.