Two nifty nature facts about Colombia

Posted on 14/07/2013


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There are an incredible number of interesting and amazing facts about Colombia that I am sure you are unaware of, because even after living in Colombia for almost 2 years, I come across surprising new information about Colombia all the time.  For this reason, I am going to start a series of posts that will introduce you to some unique and surprising facts about Colombia.

Today’s post, the first post in this series, will focus on two facts related to the unbelievable natural resources and characteristics of Colombia. Are you ready? Here we go!

1. Colombia is the leading producer of Emeralds around the world.

You may know that the national colors of Colombia are red, yellow, and blue. However, Colombia is full of green as well. Before I studied abroad in Colombia in 2008, I had no idea that Colombia was the world’s leading producer of emeralds—in…

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