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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 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 , and one of the biggest cities in Latin America.

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The Andean Highlands is a region in central-western .

The is a region in northern along the Caribbean Sea.

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

The is the "Wild East" of . Endless plains — Los Llanos — are dotted with …

Colombia has several island territories in the and in the Pacific.


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  • Population:  47,800,000
  • Latitude of center:  3° 43' 48" (3.73°) north
  • Longitude of center:  73° 7' 30" (73.125°) west
  • Elevation:  223 meters (732 feet)
  • Capital:  Bogota
  • Area:  1,138,910 km² (439,736 miles²)
  • Language:  Spanish
  • Currency:  Peso (COP)
  • Phone code:  57
  • Internet domain:  .co
  • Neighbors:  , , , and
  • Wikidata:  Colombia
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Colombia

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Afrikaans:  Kolombië Akan:  Kolombia Albanian:  Kolumbi Albanian:  Kolumbia Amharic:  ኮሎምቢያ Arabic:  كولومبيا Armenian:  Կոլումբիա Arpitan:  Colombie Azerbaijani:  Kolumbiya Bambara:  Kolombi Basque:  Kolonbia Belarusian:  Калумбія Bengali:  কলম্বিয়া Bengali:  কোলোম্বিয়া Bengali:  কোলোম্বিয়া Bosnian:  Kolumbija Breton:  Kolombia Bulgarian:  Колумбия Burmese:  ကိုလံဘီယာ Catalan:  Colòmbia Central Khmer:  កូឡុំប៊ី Chinese:  哥伦比亚 Chinese:  哥伦比亚共和国 Cornish:  Kolombi Croatian:  Kolumbija
Czech:  Kolumbie English:  Republic of Colombia Esperanto:  Kolombio Estonian:  Columbia Ewe:  Kolombia nutome Faroese:  Kolombia Finnish:  Kolumbia French:  Colombie Fulah:  Kolombiya Ganda:  Kolombya Georgian:  კოლუმბია German:  Kolumbien Greek:  Κολομβία Gujarati:  કોલમ્બિયા Haitian:  Kolonbi Hausa:  Kolambiya Hebrew:  קולומביה Hindi:  कोलम्बिया Hungarian:  Kolumbia Icelandic:  Kólumbía Ido:  Kolumbia Indonesian:  Kolombia Indonesian:  Kolumbia Irish:  An Cholóim Japanese:  コロンビア
Japanese:  コロンビア共和国 Kannada:  ಕೊಲಂಬಿಯಾ Kazakh:  Колумбия Kikuyu:  Kolombia Korean:  콜롬비아 Kurdish:  کۆلۆمبیا Ladino:  Kolombia Lao:  ໂຄລຳເບຍ Latin:  Columbia Latvian:  Kolumbija Lingala:  Kolombi Lithuanian:  Kolumbija Low German:  Kolumbien Luba-Katanga:  Kolombi Macedonian:  Колумбија Malagasy:  Kôlômbia Malayalam:  കൊളംബിയ Maltese:  Kolumbja Manx:  Yn Cholombey Marathi:  कोलम्बिया Nauru:  Korombiya Nepali:  कोलोम्बिया North Ndebele:  Kholombiya Northern Sami:  Kolombia Occitan:  Colómbia
Oriya:  କୋଲମ୍ବିଆ Persian:  کلمبیا Polish:  Kolumbia Portuguese:  Colômbia Pushto:  کولمبيا Pushto:  کولمبیا Quechua:  Kulumbiya Quechua:  Kulumbya Romanian:  Columbia Romansh:  Columbia Rundi:  Kolombiya Russian:  Колумбия Sango:  Kolombïi Sanskrit:  कोलोम्बिया Scottish Gaelic:  Coloimbia Serbian:  Колумбија Serbo-Croatian:  Kolumbija Shona:  Kolombia Sinhala:  කොළොම්බියාව Slovak:  Kolumbia Slovenian:  Kolumbija Somali:  Kolombiya Spanish:  República de Colombia Swahili:  Kolombia Tajik:  Кулумбия
Tamil:  கொலம்பியா Telugu:  కొలంబియా Tetum:  Kolómbia Thai:  ประเทศโคลอมเบีย Thai:  โคลอมเบีย Thai:  โคลัมเบีย Tibetan:  ཀོ་ལོམ་བི་ཡ། Tibetan:  ཁོ་ལོམ་བི་ཡ། Tigrinya:  ኮሎምቢያ Tonga:  Kolomipia Turkish:  Kolombiya Uighur:  كولومبىيە Ukrainian:  Колумбія Urdu:  کولمبیا Vietnamese:  Cô-lôm-bi-a (Colombia) Vietnamese:  Cô-lôm-bi-a Volapük:  Kolumbän Yiddish:  קאלאמביע Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Kòlómíbìa Zulu:  i-Colombia Colombié Columbien

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