22 Facts About Colombia On Its Independence Day

July 20, 2016 marks the 206th anniversary of the Colombian independence from Spain!

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22 Facts About Colombia On Its Independence Day

July 20, 2016 marks the 206th anniversary of the Colombian independence from Spain! On a day like that in 1810, Colombian patriots stirred the population of Bogotá into street protests against Spanish rule. The Viceroy, under pressure, was forced to agree to allow for a limited independence which later became permanent. In reality, the day marks…

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