Cali

What is Cali known for?


cultural variety

Romero developer Julián Echeverri cía. owner 210px right thumb Saint Francis' square. (File:Aleko Plaza de San Francisco.jpg) thumb 210px Cali Colombia and River Avenue. (File:Augusto Ilian Rio Cali Cali.jpg) thumb 210px Cali River. (File:Di€gOrIaNo rio cali.jpg) Historic district Santiago de Cali offers historical areas with cultural variety and other attractions. In downtown Cali there are many historic churches such as La Merced and La Ermita


big international

and 108 miles from the important harbor city Buenaventura, Colombia, which is situated on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Although it covers a relatively small urban area, Tuluá's metropolitan area is comparatively big. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Cali, Colombia - The '''International Center for Tropical Agriculture''' (known as '''CIAT''' from its Spanish-language name '''''Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical''')'' is a not-for-profit research and development organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger while protecting natural resources in developing countries. It is based in Cali, Colombia. *St. John's Jesuit High School and Academy (Toledo, Ohio) *Colegio San Juan Berchmans (Cali, Colombia) *St. John's College (Belize City, Belize) '''Armenia''' ( commons:Cali


film based

the first fiction film appeared, titled"María (María (film))" (no copies of this film exist anymore). The film was directed by Máximo Calvo Olmedo an Spanish (Spanish people) immigrant who worked as film distributor in Panama and was hired to travel to the city of Cali where he would direct and manage the photography of this film based on the novel by Jorge Isaacs, ''María (María (novel))''. commons:Cali


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to make it a success, and she said the city showed "confidence and competence" in staging the first international sports event held in Taiwan after "numerous daunting coordination challenges." She also praised the maturity of Kaohsiung residents, saying that their enthusiastic participation and passionate cheering for athletes from every country was "touching." Revenues from ticket sales at the World Games have been initially estimated at NT$65 million. Chen


band playing

their favourite sports games. Great beer and good prices, open every day until 3AM. * '''Forum''' is a popular club for electronic music with an energetic atmosphere. * '''London Tavern''' is busy only on a Thursday night when there is a live salsa band playing. * '''Martyn´s Bar''' is a classic rock bar that has been around since the early ´80s. * '''Roosters''' is a brand new Rock Bar Pub with own Micro Brewery, imported beer and drinks, live rock music and major sports games on big screen - European


world basketball

;Coliseo El Pueblo", a covered arena center used for all type of events, the main use is basketball. Infrastructure Cali's infrastructure has permitted it to host several major international sports competitions such as the 1971 Pan American Games, numerous Games of the Pacific, the final phase of the 1982 World basketball championship (1982 FIBA World Championship), the 1999 World's Roller Hockey Championships, women's basketball and swimming events, Pan American Speed-Track Cycling Championships, and most recently the World's Roller Speed Skating Championships. Cali was the host city of the World Games 2013. * Pascual Guerrero Olímpic stadium (Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero) * El Pueblo Arena (Coliseo El Pueblo) * Polideportivo de El Vallado * Unidad Deportiva Panamericana * Velódromo Alcides Nieto Patiño * Gimnasio Evangelista Mora * Patinódromo Los Diputados * Estadio del Deportivo Cali (Estadio Deportivo Cali) Football Santiago de Cali is home of Colombia's Deportivo Cali and América de Cali football clubs. Many well-known football players were either born in Cali or have played in one of its clubs. Wellington Ortiz, Carlos Valderrama, Anthony de Avila, Álex Escobar, Julio Cesar Falcioni, Jorge Orosmán da Silva, Jorge Bermudez, Giovanny Hernandez, Hugo Rodallega, Mario Yepes, Faryd Mondragón, Adolfo Valencia, and Oscar Córdoba are a sample of them. According to CONMEBOL, América (América de Cali) ranks 2nd and Deportivo Cali 3rd commons:Cali


speed track

;Coliseo El Pueblo", a covered arena center used for all type of events, the main use is basketball. Infrastructure Cali's infrastructure has permitted it to host several major international sports competitions such as the 1971 Pan American Games, numerous Games of the Pacific, the final phase of the 1982 World basketball championship (1982 FIBA World Championship), the 1999 World's Roller Hockey Championships, women's basketball and swimming events, Pan American Speed-Track Cycling


amp school

them to prepare something tasty. Spacious, peaceful hostel with a relaxing vibe and not too many people around. You could always sleep outside on the communal balcony as there's a single bed there on the top floor if you stay up there. Big supermarket and cash point a short walk away as well as plenty of pastry shops. *


home basketball

the most Colombian first division (Mustang Cup) finals, with 40 matches being played in the stadium. America has won 13 titles, and has been second on 7 occasions. Deportivo Cali has won 8 titles, second in 11 occasions. They have played final against each other three times. In the early 50's, now second-division city's team Boca Juniors lost two finals. Basketball and bullfighting Though there is no current basketball team that calls Santiago de Cali home, basketball is the second-most played sport in the city. Basketball is a preferred sport at the city center location "La Carrera del Cholado". Football still surpasses basketball in sport popularity. Bullfighting is staged during the Cali Fair which is held in December. It is anticipated by many citizens in Cali, as well as by many people in all Colombia. The bullfighting ring (Bullring) is called La Plaza de Toros de Cañaveralejo, located southwest of Cali. others sports in cali Rugby (Rugby football), tennis, swimming (swimming (sport)), archery, ultimate (ultimate (sport)) is also practiced. Nicknames * commons:Cali


local brand

with rice, noodles or chop suey as base and add two choices for COP$10,700 or three choices for COP$13,600. Choices include orange chicken, beef teriyaki, mushroom chicken, kung pao chicken, bourbon chicken etc. Delivery COP$2,000. Decent portions. Drink Local Drinks * ''Guarapo'' - the juice of sugar cane which grows in the Cauca river valley. * ''Aguardiente'' - one of the favorite alcoholic beverage in Colombia, with each region has its preferred brand - the local brand

Cali

'''Santiago de Cali''' ( ), usually known by its short name "'''Cali'''", is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department, and the most populous city in western Colombia with an estimated 2,319,655 Proyecciones de poblaciĂłn residents according to 2005-2020 DANE (Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística) population projections. The city spreads out across 560,3 km2 and 120,9 km2 of urban area, CALI EN CIFRAS 2011- ALCALDÍA DE SANTIAGO DE CALI (DEPARTAMENTO ADMINISTRATIVO DE PLANEACIÓN) surpassing Medellín (376.21 km² and 102.10 km² of urban area DOCUMENTO TÉCNICO DE SOPORTE POT-MEDELLÍN Y SU POBLACIÓN (pag 84) ) making Cali the second largest city by area in the country, behind Bogotá. As the only major Colombian city with access to the Pacific coast it is the main urban, and economic centre in western Colombia, making the city one of the fastest growing economies in the country and the cultural capital of Salsa music. http: www.metrocuadrado.com decoracion content cali-la-capital-mundial-de-la-salsa http: www.salsa.ch news_view.php?idnews 178 http: www.hsbnoticias.com vernoticia.asp?WPLACA 14272 It was founded on 25 July 1536 by the Spanish conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar.

It is the main sports center of Colombia, being the only Colombian city to have hosted the Pan American Games (in 1971 (1971 Pan American Games)), the 1992 World Wrestling Championships, ninth edition (World Games 2013) of the World Games in 2013. It hosted the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in 2014, and will host the World Youth Championships in Athletics (IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics) in 2015.

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