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Colombia Country Quiz

Name these facts about the country of Colombia.
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Last updated: July 22, 2019
First submittedApril 7, 2018
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Person after whom Colombia is named
Christopher Columbus
Official language
Spanish
Currency
Peso
Largest cities
Bogotá
Medellín
Cali
Kingdom that Colombia was part of until independence
New Granada
Main export
Oil
Longest river
Magdalena
Author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude"
Gabriel García Márquez
National airline
Avianca
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Bordering countries
Brazil
Ecuador
Panama
Peru
Venezuela
Term for a drug-trafficking organization
Cartel
Infamous drug lord killed in 1993
Pablo Escobar
Famously golden-haired footballer in the 1990s
Carlos Valderrama
Female singer of "Waka Waka"
Shakira
Traditional colourful minibus of rural Colombia
Chiva
World's most densely populated island
Santa Cruz del Islote
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Jul 22, 2019
Can never remember Escobar's name. Always confuse him with "El Chapo" (whose real name escapes me as well).