Barranquilla

Barranquilla, Santa Marta and Cartagena will be the host cities, all located in the Colombian Caribbean, the region that inspired the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, is a warm and welcoming land, known for its hospitality and joy of its inhabitants, the beauty of its beaches and landscapes to its rich folklore product of centuries of miscegenation.

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Barranquilla is located along the west bank of the Magdalena River, a few miles from its mouth at the Caribbean Sea. It's air, sea, river and communications port.

 

The 154 kilometers are home to more than a million inhabitants whose common feature is the spontaneity and joy of the people of the Caribbean, engaged in productive work in four sectors: industry, services, trade and transport. Prominent among them metalworking manufacturing and industrial activity, the production of food and beverages, clothing and chemicals.

 

With adequate utility infrastructure, multiple tariff advantages, a modern and efficient industrial free zone parks, the provincial capital of the Atlantic is a strategic location for the development of international trade.

 

The average temperature is 28 degrees Celsius, Barranquilla has a pleasant climate most of the year, in good way cooling trade winds that walk all over its territory. Seasonal rains from May to June and from August to November.

 

Barranquilla is a city surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, as Bocas de Ceniza and Puerto Colombia with its historic waterfront and beaches. Attractiveness as places of particular meadow Viejo, the old customs building, Amira Rosa Theater, Romantic Museum, Museum of Modern Art in Barranquilla zoo neighboring towns and where during the year there are various festivals.

 

Source: http://www.barranquilla.gov.co/

 

 

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