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Colombia

Colombia  

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A country in the extreme north-west of the South American continent, the only South American country with coasts on both the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans, separated by the isthmus of Panama. To ...
Gran Colombia

Gran Colombia  

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The original Republic of Colombia, founded 17 December 1819 at an improvised meeting at Angostura in what is now Venezuela, is called Gran (Great) Colombia to distinguish it from the ...
Guyana

Guyana  

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An independent republic within the Commonwealth since 1970, was the only British colony on the South American mainland. The population in 2005 was an estimated 765,000 and the capital is Georgetown.
Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar  

(1783–1830)Venezuelan patriot and statesman. Bolívar was active in the Latin-American independence movement from 1808 onwards. Although his military career was not without its failures, he succeeded ...
South America

South America  

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The southern half of the American land mass, connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Amerindian ...

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