The Bogotá savanna is the high plateau in the Andes where Bogotá is located.
The numbering system for street addresses recently changed, and numbers are assigned according to street rank from main avenues to smaller avenues and local streets.
Some of Bogotá's main roads, which also go by a proper name in addition to a number, are: The area of modern Bogotá was first populated by groups of indigenous people who migrated south based on the relation with the other Chibcha languages; the Bogotá savanna was the southernmost Chibcha-speaking group that exists from Nicaragua to the Andes in Colombia.
Dry and rainy seasons alternate throughout the year.
The driest months are December, January, July and August.
The Muisca were the indigenous inhabitants of the region and called the settlement where Bogotá was founded Bacatá.
After the Battle of Boyacá on August 7, 1819, Bogotá became the capital of the independent nation of Gran Colombia.The agriculture and salt-based society of the people was rich in goldworking, trade and mummification.The religion of the Muisca consisted of various gods, mostly related to natural phenomena as the Sun (Sué) and his wife, the Moon; Chía, rain Chibchacum, rainbow Cuchavira and with building and feasting (Nencatacoa) and wisdom (Bochica).Tributary rivers form valleys with flourishing villages, whose economy is based on agriculture, livestock raising and artisanal production.The sabana is bordered to the east by the Eastern Cordillera of the Andes mountain range.The warmest month is March, bringing a maximum of 19.7 °C (67.5 °F).