Colombia to Canada to Study and Tour
Embassy of Canada in Colombia
Carrera 7 #114-33
Telephone: (57-1) 657-9800 (general)(57-1) 657-9951
For consular emergencies in Cartagena,
contact Zillah Eugenia Mendez,
Tel: (57-5) 665-5838
Cellular Tel: (57-3) 657-0814
Fax: (57-5) 665-5837
Colombia Canada Information Links
Embassy of the Republic of Colombia in Canada
360 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 7X7
Canada Telephone (613) 230-3760
Fax (613) 230-4416
Colombia’s capital and largest city Bogotá is located on a mountain plateau in the Cordillera Oriental. Medellín started as a gold-mining town and is now an important manufacturing center. Cali is a center for coffee production and has developed a commercial center. Other important commercial cities include Barranquilla a seaport and a major international airport and Cartagena a seaport and oil pipeline terminal.
Elementary education is free and compulsory for five years. Instruction in Roman Catholicism is required in all public schools, most of which are controlled by the Roman Catholic Church. The largest Colombian universities are the National University of Colombia in Bogotá, the University of Cartagena in Cartagena, the University of Antioquia in Medellín and the University of Nariño in Pasto.
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Every Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 PM there are free “ESL Cafe” English as a
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