What is Bogotá known for?

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of which Bogotá is the capital, and Boyacá (Boyacá Department). These include ''curuba'' (a fruit), ''toche'' (a bird), ''guadua'' (a bamboo-like plant) and ''tatacoa'' (a snake). The Muisca descendants continue many traditional ways, such as the use of certain foods, use of ''coca'' for teas and healing rituals, and other aspects of natural ways, which are a deep part of culture here. Chibcha culture flourished in these areas since at least the 7th century BC. ref name "ipsnews

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by rival supporter groups; instead get a ticket for the eastern or western wings. International game tickets start at 20,000 COP and home games at 16,000 COP. * Take a cab or Transmilenio to a working-class neighborhood in the southside. Sit down in a 'panaderia' (bakery), order a "colombiana" brand soda and some good bread...sit down and breathe the environment of the regular Colombian...don't narrow yourself to the upscale Norte. Since picking out one of these neighborhoods can

world book

parque torre B.JPG Torres del Parque File:La Santa Maria.JPG Santa Maria bullring Libraries and archives In 2007, Bogotá was named World Book Capital by UNESCO. UNESCO "World Book Capital City" 2007 Bogotá is the first Latin American city to receive this recognition, and the second one in the Americas after Montreal

. It stood out in programs, the library network and the presence of organizations that, in a coordinated manner, are working to promote books and reading in the city. Several specific initiatives for the World Book Capital program have been undertaken with the commitment of groups, both public and private, engaged in the book sector. The city is home to the Biblored, an institution which administers 16 small and four large public libraries (Biblioteca Virgilio Barco, Biblioteca El Tintal, Biblioteca El

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Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Teatro Jorge Eliecer Gaitan (the highest capacity currently in South America), León de Greiff Auditorium (home of the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra), and the Open Air Theater "La Media Torta", where musical events are also held. Bogotá has its own film festival, the Bogotá Film Festival, and many theatres, showing both contemporary films and art cinema. The main cultural center of the city is the La Candelaria, historic center of the city

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Tribunalatina date 26 May 2009 accessdate 24 October 2009 among other romantic genres. His album ''El carpintero'' achieved quadruple-platinum (Music recording sales certification) sales in Colombia. Suez, Lebanon and Taiwan Straits Crisis (1956–1958) During the 1956 Suez

incredible world

that—with such a focus—can't help but be great. Restaurants There are a few dedicated gourmet zone, the most impressive of which is Zona G (Bogotá Chapinero-Zona G) (G for Gourmet). It's a quiet, residential-looking neighborhood jam packed with absolutely incredible, world-class restaurants. Other places to look for high-end dining are (naturally) the Zona Rosa (Bogotá Zona Rosa), as well as Parque 93 (Bogotá Parque 93), the La Macarena neighborhood of Bogotá Santa Fé-Los Mártires

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''Instituto Colombiano de Immunología'' ) in the old buildings, remodeling them to their initial architectural beauty. Patarroyo's lab was one of the leading institutes in the world working on a vaccine for malaria. '''Billy Pontoni''', (born 1954) or '''Guillermo García''', joined the Pedro Morales Pino conservatory in his hometown Cartago (Cartago, Colombia), Colombia as a child. Then he became one of the artists from the Youths Club in Radio Cartago, in which he made his first


Bogotazo La Violencia Following the banana zone killings and conservative party (Colombian Conservative Party) division, Enrique Olaya Herrera took office in 1930. The liberal party (Colombian Liberal Party) reformed during 16 years of the so-called Liberal Republic, agricultural, social, political, labor, educational, economic and administrative sectors. Unionism strengthened and education coverage expanded. In 1938, the fourth centenary of Bogotá foundation, the population had

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and has the backing of the French embassyin Bogotá, Medellín, Cali and Barranquilla, it includes conferences, workshops and roundtables. Festival de cine francés *'''Semana de Cine Colombiano, Sí Futuro:''' steming from a growth in Colombian film making after the passing of the Law of Cinema, in 2006 an exposition of Colombian cinema was inaugurated with the awarding of noteworthy films, film makers and actors


'''Bogotá D.C.''' (

In terms of land area, Bogotá D.C. is the largest city in Colombia, and one of the biggest in Latin America. It figures among the 25 largest cities of the world and is the third-highest capital city in South America at

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