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

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


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

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

is a district of west of downtown and , with its gravitational center along Calle 26 on the way to the airport.

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

includes the localidades of Barrios Unidos and Suba.

is the centerpiece of a lovely section of , just north of the .

The infamous South of 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:  7,150,000
  • IATA airport code:  BOG
  • Latitude:  4° 36' 35" (4.6097°) north
  • Longitude:  74° 4' 54.3" (74.0818°) west
  • Elevation:  2582 meters (8471 feet)
  • Neighbors:  and
  • Wikidata:  Bogotá
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Bogotá

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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:  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:  Bogotà Oriya:  ବୋଗୋଟା Ossetian:  Богота Panjabi:  ਬੋਗੋਤਾ Papiamento:  Bogota Persian:  بوگوتا Piemontese:  Bogotà Polish:  Bogota Russia Buriat:  Богота Russian:  Богота Russian:  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
Spanish:  Santafé de Bogotá Swahili:  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 COBOG

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