Bogotá's sheer size and violent reputation are intimidating for visitors, but the city opens up to the savvy traveler with incredible riches befitting the capital of Colombia, and one of the biggest cities in Latin America.

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La Candelaria is the historic center of Bogotá, and the city's principal destination for tourists.

Santa Fé is the traditional downtown of Bogotá, surrounding the historic district of La Candelaria.


Chapinero is an affluent district in the north-east of Bogotá.

Zona Rosa, also known as "Zona T" for the T shaped area at its heart, is the prime nightclub district of Bogotá, and also home to plenty of upscale restaurants, nice hotels, and shopping.

Teusaquillo-Salitre is a district of Bogotá west of downtown and El Chapinero, with its gravitational center along Calle 26 on the way to the airport.

Usaquén is the northernmost district of Bogotá. It is home to many sightseeing locations, modern business squares, and its own colonial center.

Northwest Bogotá includes the localidades of Barrios Unidos and Suba.

Parque 93 is the centerpiece of a lovely section of Bogotá, just north of the Zona Rosa.

The infamous South of Bogotá includes the localidades of San Cristóbal, Usme, Tunjuelito, Antonio Nariño, Rafael Uribe, Ciudad Bolívar, and entirely rural Sumapáz, home to Sumapaz National Park.


  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  8,540,000
  • IATA airport code:  BOG
  • Latitude of center:  4° 35' 56" (4.5989°) north
  • Longitude of center:  74° 4' 51" (74.0808°) west
  • Elevation:  2,582 meters (8,471 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Bogotá
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Bogotá

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Other Names for Bogotá

  • Achinese:  Bogota
  • Amharic:  ቦጎታ
  • Arabic:  بوغوتا
  • Armenian:  Բոգոտա
  • Aymara:  Wukuta
  • Azerbaijani:  Boqota
  • Bashkir:  Богота
  • Basque:  Bogota
  • Belarusian:  Горад Багата
  • Bengali:  বোগোতা
  • Bulgarian:  Богота
  • Burmese:  ဘိုဂိုတာမြို့
  • Catalan:  Bogotà
  • Central Khmer:  ទីក្រុងបូកូតា
  • Central Kurdish:  بۆگۆتا
  • Chechen:  Богота
  • Chinese:  波哥大
  • Corsican:  Bogotà
  • Dimli (individual language):  Bogota
  • Dutch:  Bogota
  • Eastern Mari:  Богота
  • Egyptian Arabic:  بوجوتا
  • Esperanto:  Bogoto
  • French:  Bogota
  • Georgian:  ბოგოტა
  • Greek:  Μπογκοτά
  • Haitian:  Bogota
  • Hebrew:  בוגוטה
  • Hindi:  बोगोटा
  • Icelandic:  Bógóta
  • Ido:  Bogota
  • Japanese:  ボゴタ
  • Kannada:  ಬೊಗೋಟ
  • Kara-Kalpak:  Bogota
  • Kazakh:  Богота
  • Kinyarwanda:  Bogota
  • Kongo:  Bogota
  • Korean:  보고타
  • Ladino:  Bogota
  • Latin:  Bogota
  • Latvian:  Bogota
  • Lezghian:  Богота
  • Lingala:  Bogota
  • Lithuanian:  Bogota
  • Lombard:  Bogotà
  • Macedonian:  Богота
  • Malayalam:  ബൊഗോട്ട
  • Marathi:  बोगोता
  • Mazanderani:  بوگوتا
  • Mingrelian:  ბოგოტა
  • Mongolian:  Богота
  • Northern Luri:  بوگوتا
  • Novial:  Bogota
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Bogotà
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ବୋଗୋଟା
  • Ossetian:  Богота
  • Panjabi:  ਬੋਗੋਤਾ
  • Papiamento:  Bogota
  • Persian:  بوگوتا
  • Piemontese:  Bogotà
  • Polish:  Bogota
  • Russia Buriat:  Богота
  • Russian:  Богота, Санта-Фе-де-Богота
  • Rusyn:  Боґота
  • Samogitian:  Buoguota
  • Serbian:  Богота
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Bogota
  • Sicilian:  Bogotà
  • Silesian:  Bogota
  • Slovak:  Bogota
  • Slovenian:  Bogota
  • Somali:  Bogota
  • South Azerbaijani:  بوگوتا
  • Spanish:  Santafe de Bogotá, Santafé de Bogotá
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Bogota
  • Tagalog:  Bogota
  • Tahitian:  Bogota
  • Tamil:  பொகோட்டா
  • Tatar:  Богота
  • Thai:  โบโกตา
  • Tibetan:  པོ་གོ་ཏ
  • Turkish:  Bogota
  • Turkmen:  Bogota
  • Uighur:  Bogota
  • Ukrainian:  Богота
  • Upper Sorbian:  Bogota
  • Urdu:  بوگوتا
  • Uzbek:  Bogota
  • Veps:  Bogot
  • Western Frisian:  Bogota
  • Western Panjabi:  بگوٹا
  • Yakut:  Богота
  • Yiddish:  באגאטא
  • Yue Chinese:  波哥大

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