Bogotá <<BOH guh TAH>> is the capital and largest metropolis of Colombia. The town is on a plateau about eight,660 ft (2,640 meters) above sea degree, within the Andes Mountains. The mountains round Bogotá give the town a dramatic look.On the middle of Bogotá is the Plaza Bolívar. This foremost sq. is surrounded by historic buildings.

 A lot of Bogotá’s financial system is predicated on service industries. Factories additionally course of meals and make chemical compounds, medicines, and different merchandise. The town’s issues have included crime and poverty.

A Spanish army chief named Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada based Bogotá in 1538. Jiménez conquered the world’s Chibcha Indians. Within the early 1700’s, the town turned the capital of the Viceroyalty of New Granada. The viceroyalty included what at the moment are Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Panama. In 1830, Bogotá turned the capital of unbiased New Granada. New Granada later was renamed Colombia

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