Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission

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In other highly developed cities such as Cali constructed a system of articulated buses that changed the face of the city, in 2013 came into operation a system of high modern cable car. integrated mass of the West, (MIO) in Spanish. In addition, Colombia has 18,136 kilometers (11,272 miles) of waterways navigable by river boats and a number of important ports and harbors, mostly related to tourism. This new work complete in this first pack 40 airports and cities more importants and with a possibility for 60 airports more by free update for the next six months and for a low price!

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