Colombia occupies the northwest corner of South America. It has an area twice that of France and almost twice Texas, with long coasts on the and the Pacific oceans, mountainous regions, and Amazon jungle areas inland.

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'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. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Andes region, located in the center of Colombia, is the most populated region of Colombia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a department in the region of Colombia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the second largest city in Colombia. It has over 2 million people and is the capital of the department of . Photo: Dr EG, CC BY 2.0.


The Caribbean region of Colombia or Caribbean coast region is in the north of Colombia and is mainly composed of eight Departments located contiguous to the Caribbean. Photo: Uhkabu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Pacific/Chocó natural region is one of the five major natural regions of Colombia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the southernmost region of Colombia, blanketed by the green sea of trees spanning over 400,000 square kilometers—well more than a third of the country. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is the "Wild East" of Colombia. Endless plains — Los Llanos — are dotted with… Photo: Peterfitzgerald, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The insular region of Colombia includes the oceanic islands outside the continental territory. Photo: ...some guy, CC BY 2.0.


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