Colombia

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 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 Colombia, and one of the biggest cities in Latin America. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Andean natural region, located in central Colombia, is the most populated natural 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 2.6 million residents and is the capital of the department of . Photo: Dr EG, CC BY 2.0.

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The Caribbean region of Colombia or Caribbean coast region is in the north of Colombia and is mainly composed of 8 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.

Colombia

Latitude of center
3.73° or 3° 43' 48" north
Longitude of center
-73.125° or 73° 7' 30" west
Population
44,100,000
Elevation
223 metres (732 feet)
Capital
Bogota
Area
1,138,910 km² (439,736 miles²)
Currency
Peso (COP)
Phone code
57
Internet domain
.co
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424314631
Geo­Names ID
3686110
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Kulumbya
  • Abkhazian: Колумбиа
  • Abkhazian: Колумбиа ареспублика
  • Achinese: Kolombia
  • Adyghe: Коломбие
  • Afar: Kolumbiya
  • Afrikaans: Colombia
  • Afrikaans: Kolombië
  • Akan: Colombia
  • Akan: Kolombia
  • Albanian: Kolumbi
  • Albanian: Kolumbia
  • Amharic: ኮሎምቢያ
  • Arabic: Colombia
  • Arabic: كولومبيا
  • Aragonese: Colombia
  • Armenian: Կոլումբիա
  • Arpitan: Colombie
  • Asturian: Colombia
  • Asturian: República de Colombia
  • Asturian: co
  • Atayal: Columbia
  • Atikamekw: Colombie
  • Avaric: Kolombia
  • Avaric: Колумбия
  • Aymara: Kuluwya
  • Azerbaijani: Kolumbiya
  • Azerbaijani: Kolumbiya Respublikası
  • Balinese: Kolombia
  • Bambara: Kolombi
  • Banjar: Colombia
  • Banjar: Kolombia
  • Bashkir: Колумбия
  • Basque: Kolonbia
  • Basque: Kolonbiako Errepublika
  • Bavarian: Kolumbien
  • Belarusian: Калумбія
  • Belarusian: Калюмбія
  • Bengali: কলম্বিয়া
  • Bengali: কোলোম্বিয়া
  • Bengali: কোলোম্বিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: कोलंबिया
  • Bishnupriya: কলম্বিয়া
  • Bislama: Colombia
  • Bosnian: Kolumbija
  • Breton: Kolombia
  • Bulgarian: Колумбия
  • Burmese: ကိုလံဘီယာ
  • Burmese: ကိုလံဘီယာနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Colòmbia
  • Cebuano: Colombia
  • Central Bikol: Kolombya
  • Central Kurdish: کۆلۆمبیا
  • Chamorro: Colombia
  • Chavacano: Colombia
  • Chechen: Колумби
  • Cherokee: ᎪᎸᎻᏈᎢᎠ
  • Chinese: Colombia
  • Chinese: 哥伦比亚
  • Chinese: 哥伦比亚共和国
  • Chinese: 哥倫比亞
  • Chuvash: Колумби
  • Cornish: Kolombi
  • Corsican: Colombia
  • Cree: ᔭᐸᔭᐊᔭᐊᐣ
  • Crimean Tatar: Kolombiya
  • Croatian: Kolumbija
  • Czech: Kolumbie
  • Danish: Colombia
  • Dhivehi: ކޮލަންބިއާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Kolombiya
  • Dinka: Colombia
  • Dotyali: कोलम्बिया
  • Dutch: CO
  • Dutch: COL
  • Dutch: Colombia
  • Dutch: Republiek Colombia
  • Dzongkha: ཀོ་ལོམ་བི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Колумбий
  • Egyptian Arabic: كولومبيا
  • English: CO
  • English: COL
  • English: Republic of Colombia
  • English: República de Colombia
  • English: 🇨🇴
  • Erzya: Колумбия
  • Esperanto: Kolombio
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Kolombio
  • Estonian: Colombia
  • Estonian: Colombia Vabariik
  • Estonian: Columbia
  • Ewe: Colombia
  • Ewe: Kolombia nutome
  • Extremaduran: Colómbia
  • Faroese: Kolombia
  • Faroese: Kolumbia
  • Fiji Hindi: Colombia
  • Fijian: Colombia
  • Finnish: Kolumbia
  • Finnish: Kolumbian tasavalta
  • French: CO
  • French: Col.
  • French: Colombie
  • French: République de Colombie
  • French: la République de Colombie
  • Friulian: Colombie
  • Fulah: Colombia
  • Fulah: Kolombiya
  • Gagauz: Kolumbiya
  • Galician: Colombia
  • Gan Chinese: 哥倫比亞
  • Ganda: Kolombya
  • Georgian: კოლუმბია
  • German: Kolumbien
  • Goan Konkani: Colombia
  • Goan Konkani: कोलंबिया
  • Gorontalo: Kolombia
  • Gothic: 𐌺𐌰𐌿𐌻𐌿𐌼𐌱𐌾𐌰
  • Gothic: 𐌺𐍉𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌼𐌱𐌾𐌰
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Κολομβίας
  • Greek: Κολομβία
  • Guarani: Kolómbia
  • Guianese Creole French: Lakolonbi
  • Gujarati: કોલમ્બિયા
  • Gujarati: કોલમ્બીયા
  • Haitian: Kolonbi
  • Hakka Chinese: Colombia
  • Hausa: Colombia
  • Hausa: Kolambiya
  • Hausa: Kolombiya
  • Hausa: Kolomupia
  • Hawaiian: Kolomupia
  • Hebrew: קולומביה
  • Hindi: कोलम्बिया
  • Hungarian: Kolumbia
  • Hungarian: Kolumbiai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Kólumbía
  • Ido: Kolumbia
  • Igbo: Colombia
  • Iloko: Colombia
  • Inari Sami: Kolumbia
  • Inari Sami: Kolumbia täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Kolombia
  • Indonesian: Kolumbia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Colombia
  • Interlingue: Columbia
  • Irish: An Cholóim
  • Italian: Colombia
  • Italian: República de Colombia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kolombia
  • Japanese: コロンビア
  • Japanese: コロンビア共和国
  • Javanese: Kolombia
  • Kabiyè: Kolombi
  • Kabyle: Kulumbya
  • Kalaallisut: Colombia
  • Kalmyk: Коламбудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಕೊಲಂಬಿಯಾ
  • Kannada: ಕೊಲೊಂಬಿಯ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kolumbiya
  • Kashmiri: Colombia
  • Kazakh: Колумбия
  • Kazakh: Колумбия Республикасы
  • Khmer: កូឡុំប៊ី
  • Kikuyu: Colombia
  • Kikuyu: Kolombia
  • Kinyarwanda: Kolombiya
  • Kirghiz: Колумбия
  • Komi-Permyak: Колумбия
  • Komi: Колумбия
  • Kongo: Kolombia
  • Korean: 콜롬비아
  • Kotava: Kolombia
  • Kurdish: Kolombiya
  • Kurdish: کۆلۆمبیا
  • Ladin: Colombia
  • Ladino: Kolombia
  • Lak: Колумбия
  • Lao: Colombia
  • Lao: ປະເທດໂກລົມບີ
  • Lao: ໂຄລຳເບຍ
  • Latgalian: Kolumbeja
  • Latin: Columbia
  • Latvian: Kolumbija
  • Lezghian: Колумбия
  • Ligurian: Colombia
  • Limburgan: Colombia
  • Lingala: Kolombi
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Colombia
  • Literary Chinese: 哥倫比亞
  • Lithuanian: Kolumbija
  • Livvi: Kolumbii
  • Lojban: kolombias
  • Lombard: Culumbia
  • Low German: Colombia
  • Low German: Kolumbien
  • Lower Sorbian: Kolumbiska
  • Luba-Katanga: Kolombi
  • Luxembourgish: Kolumbien
  • Macedo-Romanian: Columbia
  • Macedonian: Колумбија
  • Madurese: Kolombia
  • Malagasy: Kolombia
  • Malagasy: Kôlômbia
  • Malay: Colombia
  • Malayalam: കൊളംബിയ
  • Maltese: Kolombja
  • Maltese: Kolumbja
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Kolombja
  • Manx: Yn Cholombey
  • Maori: Koromōpia
  • Marathi: कोलंबिया
  • Marathi: कोलम्बिया
  • Marathi: कोलोंबिया
  • Mazanderani: کلمبیا
  • Mazanderani: کولومبیا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Colombia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Colombia
  • Minangkabau: Kolombia
  • Mingrelian: კოლუმბია
  • Mirandese: Colómbia
  • Moksha: Колумбие
  • Mongolian: Колумб
  • Mongolian: Колумби
  • Moroccan Arabic: كولومبيا
  • Narom: Coloumbie
  • Nauru: Korombiya
  • Neapolitan: Colombia
  • Nepali: कोलम्बिया
  • Nepali: कोलोम्बिया
  • Newari: कोलम्बिया
  • North Ndebele: Kholombiya
  • Northern Frisian: Kolumbien
  • Northern Luri: کلمبیا
  • Northern Sami: Colombia
  • Northern Sami: Colombia dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Kolombia
  • Northern Sami: Kolumbia
  • Northern Sami: Kolumbia dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Colombia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Colombia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Colombia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Colombia
  • Novial: Kolombia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Colómbia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܘܠܘܡܒܝܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Colombia
  • Oriya: କଲମ୍ବିଆ
  • Oriya: କଲୋମ୍ବିଆ
  • Oriya: କୋଲମ୍ବିଆ
  • Oromo: Colombia
  • Oromo: Kolombiyaa
  • Ossetian: Колумби
  • Pali: कोलोम्बिया
  • Pampanga: Colombia
  • Pampanga: Kolombia
  • Pangasinan: Colombia
  • Pangasinan: Columbia
  • Panjabi: ਕੋਲੰਬੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Colombia
  • Pedi: Kolombia
  • Pennsylvania German: Kolumbien
  • Persian: کلمبیا
  • Pfaelzisch: Kolumbien
  • Picard: Colombie
  • Piemontese: Colombia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Colombia
  • Polish: Kolumbia
  • Pontic: Κολομβία
  • Portuguese: Colômbia
  • Portuguese: República da Colômbia
  • Pushto: کولمبيا
  • Pushto: کولمبیا
  • Quechua: Kulumbiya
  • Quechua: Kulumbya
  • Romanian: Columbia
  • Romanian: Republica Columbia
  • Romansh: Colombia
  • Romansh: Columbia
  • Rundi: Colombia
  • Rundi: Kolombiya
  • Russia Buriat: Колумби
  • Russian: Колумбия
  • Russian: Республика Колумбия
  • Rusyn: Колумбия
  • Sakizaya: Columbia
  • Samoan: Kolomupia
  • Samogitian: Kolumbijė
  • Samogitian: Kolumbėjė
  • Samogitian: Kuolombėjė
  • Sango: Kolombïi
  • Sanskrit: कोलोम्बिया
  • Santali: ᱠᱚᱞᱚᱢᱵᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Colòmbia
  • Saterfriesisch: Kolumbien
  • Scots: Colombie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Coloimbia
  • Serbian: Kolumbija
  • Serbian: Колумбија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kolumbija
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵူဝ်ႇလမ်ႇပီႇယႃႇ
  • Shona: Colombia
  • Shona: Kolombia
  • Sicilian: Colombia
  • Silesian: Kolůmbijo
  • Sindhi: ڪولمبيا
  • Sinhala: කොලොම්බියාව
  • Sinhala: කොළොම්බියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Kolumbia
  • Skolt Sami: Kolumbia tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Kolumbia
  • Slovenian: Kolumbija
  • Somali: Kolombiya
  • South Azerbaijani: کولومبیا
  • Spanish: Colombia
  • Spanish: República de Colombia
  • Spanish: 🇨🇴
  • Sranan Tongo: Kolombikondre
  • Sundanese: Kolombia
  • Swahili: Kolombia
  • Swati: IKholombiya
  • Swedish: Colombia
  • Swedish: Republiken Colombia
  • Swedish: República de Colombia
  • Swiss German: Kolumbie
  • Tagalog: Colombia
  • Tahitian: Colombia
  • Tajik: Колумбия
  • Tajik: Кулумбия
  • Tamil: கொலம்பியா
  • Taroko: Columbia
  • Tatar: Колумбия
  • Telugu: కొలంబియా
  • Tetum: Kolómbia
  • Thai: ประเทศโคลอมเบีย
  • Thai: โคลอมเบีย
  • Thai: โคลัมเบีย
  • Tibetan: ཀོ་ལོམ་བི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: ཁོ་ལོམ་བི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: CO
  • Tigrinya: COL
  • Tigrinya: ሪፓብሊክ ኮሎምብያ
  • Tigrinya: ኮሎምቢያ
  • Tigrinya: ኮሎምብያ
  • Tok Pisin: Kolambia
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kolomipia
  • Tosk Albanian: Kolumbien
  • Tsonga: Colombia
  • Tswana: Colombia
  • Tunisian Arabic: كولومبيا
  • Turkish: Kolombiya
  • Turkmen: Kolumbiýa
  • Tuvinian: Колумбия
  • Udmurt: Колумбия
  • Uighur: كولومبىيە
  • Ukrainian: Колумбія
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Колумбія
  • Upper Sorbian: Kolumbiska
  • Urdu: کولمبیا
  • Urdu: کولومبیا
  • Uzbek: Kolumbiya
  • Venda: Colombia
  • Venetian: Cołónbia
  • Veps: Kolumbii
  • Vietnamese: Colombia
  • Vietnamese: Cô-lôm-bi-a (Colombia)
  • Vietnamese: Cô-lôm-bi-a
  • Vlaams: Colombia
  • Vlax Romani: Kolombiya
  • Volapük: Kolumbän
  • Võro: Colombia
  • Võro: Kolumbia
  • Walloon: Colombeye
  • Waray (Philippines): Colombia
  • Wayuu: Kolompia
  • Welsh: COL
  • Welsh: Colombia
  • Welsh: Gweriniaeth Colombia
  • Western Balochi: کولومبیا
  • Western Frisian: Kolombia
  • Western Mari: Колумби
  • Western Panjabi: کولمبیا
  • Wolof: Koloombi
  • Wu Chinese: 哥伦比亚
  • Xhosa: IsiColombia
  • Yakut: Колумбия
  • Yiddish: קאלאמביע
  • Yoruba: Kòlómbìà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Kòlómíbìa
  • Yue Chinese: 哥倫比亞
  • Zeeuws: Colombia
  • Zhuang: Colombia
  • Zulu: IKolombiya
  • Zulu: i-Colombia
  • Colombié
  • Columbien

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