Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador

  • venezuela


    • The capital of Venezuela is Caracas.

    • The tallest waterfall in the world is Angel Falls in Venezuela. Angel Falls is featured in the Disney movie. Can you guess? In the movie, the falls are called "Paradise Falls".  

    • Baseball is the most popular sport in Venezuela.

    • Part of the Amazon Rainforest is in Venezuela.

    • Margarita Island, famous for their pearls, belong to Venezuela.

    • The Andes Mountain Range go through Venezuela. The Andes is the longest mountain range in the world (from Alaska to the Land of Fire). 

  • colombia


    •  The capital of Colombia is Bogotá.

    • Colombia is named after Christopher Columbus.

    • Part of the Amazon Rainforest is in Colombia.

    • The Andes Mountain Range go through Colombia.

    • Colombia is famous for its coffee and flowers.

    • Colombia has the most species of butterflies, orchids (flower), and amphibians of any other nation in the world.

    • Colombia is one of the 17 megadiverse countries in the world.

    • Shakira, a famous singer and performer, is from Colombia. She is the voice of Gazelle in the movie Zootopia.  


  • ecuador


    • The capital of Ecuador is Quito. 

    • Ecuador means "equator" in English. The equator goes through Ecuador.

    • The Islas Galápagos or Galapagos Islands belong to Ecuador.

    • Many different animals and plants only live in the Galápagos, including giant Galápagos tortoises and Galápagos penguins.

    • Ecuador has 21 volcanoes.

    • The Andes Mountain Range passes through Ecuador.

    • Guinea pig, known as cuy, is considered a delicious dish in Ecuador. ¡Sabroso!

    • During the Guinea Pig Festival, guinea pigs are dressed up in costumes. The winners are spared from being cooked!