Bogotá

Bogotá's sheer size and its past reputation for violence are intimidating for visitors, but the city opens up to the savvy traveler, with incredible riches befitting the capital of , and one of the biggest cities in Latin America.
Photo: Jorge Díaz, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Popular Destinations

is the historic center of Bogotá, and the city's principal destination for tourists. Photo: pat ossa, CC BY 2.0.

is the northernmost district of Bogotá. It is home to many sightseeing locations, modern business squares, and its own colonial center. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Santa Fé is the traditional downtown of Bogotá, surrounding the historic district of . Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Chapinero is an affluent district in the north-east of Bogotá. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Park
The José Celestino Mutis botanical garden is 's biggest botanical garden. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
Photo: Salvador Lozano, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is a museum in Bogota, , dedicated to the life of assassinated politician Jorge Eliecer Gaitan.

Church
Photo: NicolasGrisales, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

, 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. Photo: Elberth Andres, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the centerpiece of a lovely section of Bogotá, just north of the . Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of Bogotá west of downtown and , with its gravitational center along Calle 26 on the way to the airport. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

includes the localidades of Barrios Unidos and Suba. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is the 2nd locality of Bogotá, capital of Colombia. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is the 13th locality of Bogotá, capital of . Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is the 12th locality of Bogotá, capital of . Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bogotá

Latitude
4.6533° or 4° 39' 12" north
Longitude
-74.0837° or 74° 5' 1.1" west
Population
8,180,000
IATA airport code
BOG
United Nations Location Code
CO BOG
Elevation
2582 metres (8471 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 671806634
Geo­Names ID
3688689
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Bogota
  • Abkhazian: Богота
  • Achinese: Bogota
  • Adyghe: Богота
  • Afar: Bogota
  • Afrikaans: Bogotá
  • Albanian: Bogota
  • Albanian: Bogotá
  • Amharic: ቦጎታ
  • Arabic: Bogotá
  • Arabic: بوغوتا
  • Aragonese: Bogotá
  • Armenian: Բոգոտա
  • Armenian: Պոկոթա
  • Armenian: Սանտա ֆե դե Բոգոտա
  • Arpitan: Bogotâ
  • Asturian: Bogotá
  • Avaric: Богота
  • Aymara: Wukuta
  • Azerbaijani: Boqota
  • Bambara: Bogotá
  • Banjar: Bogotá
  • Bashkir: Богота
  • Basque: Bogota
  • Bavarian: Bogotá
  • Belarusian: Багата
  • Bengali: বোগোটা
  • Bengali: বোগোতা
  • Bhojpuri: बोगोटा
  • Bislama: Bogota
  • Bosnian: Bogotá
  • Breton: Bogotá
  • Bulgarian: Богота
  • Burmese: ဘိုဂိုတာမြို့
  • Catalan: Bogotà
  • Cebuano: Bogotá
  • Central Bikol: Bogotá
  • Central Kurdish: بۆگۆتا
  • Chavacano: Bogotá
  • Chechen: Богота
  • Cherokee: Bogotá
  • Cherokee: ᏬᎪᏔ
  • Chinese: Bogotá
  • Chinese: 波哥大
  • Chuvash: Богота
  • Cornish: Bogotá
  • Corsican: Bogotà
  • Crimean Tatar: Bogota
  • Croatian: Bogotá
  • Czech: Bogotá
  • Danish: Bogotá
  • Dimli (individual language): Bogota
  • Dotyali: बोगोटा
  • Dutch: Bogota
  • Eastern Mari: Богота
  • Egyptian Arabic: بوجوتا
  • English: Bogota
  • English: Santa Fe de Bogotá
  • English: Santafé de Bogotá
  • Esperanto: Bogoto
  • Esperanto: Bogoto Ĉefurba Distrikto
  • Esperanto: Sankta Fido de Bogoto
  • Estonian: Bogotá
  • Ewe: Bogotá
  • Extremaduran: Bogotá
  • Faroese: Bogotá
  • Fiji Hindi: Bogotá
  • Fijian: Bogotá
  • Finnish: Bogotá
  • French: Bogota
  • French: Bogotá
  • French: Bogotá D.C.
  • French: Santa Fe de Bogotá
  • Friulian: Bogotà
  • Galician: Bogotá
  • Galician: Santafé de Bogotá
  • Georgian: ბოგოტა
  • German: Bogota
  • German: Bogotá
  • German: Santa Fe de Bogotá
  • German: Santafe de Bogota
  • Greek: Μπογκοτά
  • Guarani: Bogotá
  • Gujarati: બોગોટા
  • Haitian: Bogota
  • Hakka Chinese: Bogotá
  • Hausa: Bogota
  • Hausa: Bogotá
  • Hawaiian: Bogota
  • Hebrew: בוגוטה
  • Hebrew: בוגותה
  • Hebrew: סנטה פה דה בוגוטה
  • Hebrew: סנטה פה של בוגוטה
  • Hindi: बोगोटा
  • Hungarian: Bogotá
  • Hungarian: Santa Fé de Bogotá
  • Icelandic: Bógóta
  • Ido: Bogota
  • Igbo: Bogotá
  • Iloko: Bogotá
  • Indonesian: Bogotá
  • Ingush: Богота
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Bogotá
  • Interlingue: Bogotá
  • Inupiaq: Bogotá
  • Irish: Bogotá
  • Italian: Bogotà
  • Italian: Bogotá
  • Jamaican Creole English: Bogota
  • Japanese: サンタ・フェ・デ・ボゴタ
  • Japanese: ボコタ
  • Japanese: ボゴタ
  • Javanese: Bogotá
  • Kabiyè: Pogotaa
  • Kabyle: Bogota
  • Kalaallisut: Bogotá
  • Kannada: ಬೊಗೋಟ
  • Kannada: ಬೊಗೋ‍ಟಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Bogota
  • Kazakh: Богота
  • Khmer: ទីក្រុងបូកូតា
  • Kikuyu: Bogota
  • Kinyarwanda: Bogota
  • Kirghiz: Богота
  • Komi: Богота
  • Kongo: Bogota
  • Korean: 보고타
  • Kurdish: Bogotá
  • Kölsch: Bogotá
  • Ladino: Bogota
  • Ladino: Bogotá
  • Lao: Bogotá
  • Latgalian: Bogota
  • Latin: Bogota
  • Latvian: Bogota
  • Lezghian: Богота
  • Ligurian: Bogotá
  • Limburgan: Bogotá
  • Lingala: Bogota
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Bogota
  • Literary Chinese: 波哥大
  • Lithuanian: Bogota
  • Livvi: Bogota
  • Lombard: Bogotà
  • Low German: Bogotá
  • Lower Sorbian: Bogotá
  • Luxembourgish: Bogotá
  • Macedo-Romanian: Bogota
  • Macedo-Romanian: Bogotá
  • Macedo-Romanian: Bogotá D.C.
  • Macedo-Romanian: Santa Fe de Bogotá
  • Macedonian: Богота
  • Malagasy: Bogotá
  • Malay: Bogota
  • Malay: Bogotá
  • Malayalam: ബകാത്ത
  • Malayalam: ബൊഗോട്ട
  • Malayalam: സാന്താ ഫെ ബൊഗോട്ട
  • Malayalam: സാന്താ ഫേഡി ബൊഗോട്ട
  • Maltese: Bogotá
  • Maori: Bogotá
  • Marathi: बोगोता
  • Mazanderani: بوگوتا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bogotá
  • Min Nan Chinese: Bogotá
  • Minangkabau: Bogota
  • Mingrelian: ბოგოტა
  • Mirandese: Bogotá
  • Mongolian: Богота
  • Moroccan Arabic: بوڭوطا
  • Narom: Bogota
  • Neapolitan: Bogotà
  • Northern Frisian: Bogotá (Steed)
  • Northern Frisian: Bogotá
  • Northern Luri: بوگوتا
  • Northern Sami: Bogotá
  • Norwegian: Bogotá
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bogotá
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bogotá
  • Novial: Bogota
  • Nyanja: Bogotá
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bogotà
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܒܘܓܘܛܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Bogotá
  • Oriya: ବୋଗୋଟା
  • Oromo: Bogotá
  • Ossetian: Богота
  • Pampanga: Bogotá
  • Pangasinan: Bogotá
  • Panjabi: ਬੋਗੋਤਾ
  • Papiamento: Bogota
  • Pedi: Bogotá
  • Pennsylvania German: Bogotá
  • Persian: بوگوتا
  • Pfaelzisch: Bogotá
  • Picard: Bogota
  • Piemontese: Bogotà
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Bogota
  • Polish: Bogota
  • Polish: Bogotá
  • Polish: Santa Fe de Bogotá
  • Polish: Santafe de Bogota
  • Portuguese: Bogotá
  • Quechua: Bogotá
  • Romanian: Bogota
  • Romanian: Bogotá
  • Romanian: Bogotá D.C.
  • Romanian: Santa Fe de Bogotá
  • Romansh: Bogotá
  • Rundi: Bogotá
  • Russia Buriat: Богота
  • Russian: Богота
  • Russian: Санта-Фе-де-Богота
  • Rusyn: Боґота
  • Samoan: Bogota
  • Samogitian: Buoguota
  • Sardinian: Bogotá
  • Saterfriesisch: Bogotá
  • Scots: Bogotá
  • Scottish Gaelic: Bogotá
  • Serbian: Богота
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bogota
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bogotá
  • Shona: Bogotá
  • Sicilian: Bogotà
  • Sicilian: Bogotá
  • Silesian: Bogota
  • Sindhi: بگوٽا
  • Sinhala: බොගෝටා
  • Slovak: Bogota
  • Slovenian: Bogota
  • Somali: Bogota
  • South Azerbaijani: بوقوتا
  • South Azerbaijani: بوگوتا
  • Southern Sotho: Bogotá
  • Spanish: Bogotá
  • Spanish: Bogotá, D.C.
  • Spanish: Bogotá, Distrito Capital
  • Spanish: Distrito Capital (Colombia)
  • Spanish: Santa Fé de Bogotá
  • Spanish: Santafe de Bogotá
  • Spanish: Santafé de Bogotá
  • Sranan Tongo: Bogotá
  • Sundanese: Bogotá
  • Swahili: Bogota
  • Swati: Bogotá
  • Swedish: Bogotá
  • Swiss German: Bogotá
  • Tagalog: Bogota
  • Tagalog: Bogotá
  • Tahitian: Bogota
  • Tajik: Богота
  • Tamil: பகோடா
  • Tamil: பொகோட்டா
  • Tatar: Богота
  • Telugu: బొగోటా
  • Telugu: బోగోటా
  • Tetum: Bogotá
  • Thai: โบโกตา
  • Tibetan: པོ་གོ་ཏ
  • Tok Pisin: Bogotá
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pokotā
  • Tosk Albanian: Bogotá
  • Tswana: Bogotá
  • Turkish: Bogota
  • Turkish: Bogotá
  • Turkmen: Bogota
  • Udmurt: Богота
  • Uighur: Bogota
  • Ukrainian: Богота
  • Upper Sorbian: Bogota
  • Upper Sorbian: Bogotá
  • Upper Sorbian: Santa Fe de Bogotá
  • Urdu: بوگوتا
  • Uzbek: Bogota
  • Venda: Bogotá
  • Venetian: Bogotà
  • Veps: Bogot
  • Veps: Bogota
  • Vietnamese: Bogotá
  • Vlaams: Bogotá
  • Vlax Romani: Bogotá
  • Volapük: Bogotá
  • Võro: Bogota
  • Walloon: Bogota
  • Waray (Philippines): Bogotá
  • Welsh: Bogotá
  • Western Armenian: Պոկոթա
  • Western Frisian: Bogota
  • Western Frisian: Bogotá
  • Western Panjabi: بگوٹا
  • Wu Chinese: 波哥大
  • Yakut: Богота
  • Yiddish: באגאטא
  • Yoruba: Bogotá
  • Yue Chinese: 波哥大
  • Zhuang: Bogotá
  • Zulu: IBogotaa
  • Bogotá Distrito Capital
  • Bugutà

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