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.

is the second largest city in . It has over 2 million people and is the capital of the department of .

or de Indias is a city and a world heritage site in Bolívar, .

is a city in southwestern , capital of the department.


The Andean Highlands is a region in central-western .

The is a region in northern along the Caribbean Sea.

The Pacific Lowlands is a region in western .

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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  • Location:
  • 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, Italian: Colombia, 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 (macrolanguage): कोलोम्बिया, North Ndebele: Kholombiya, Northern Sami: Kolombia, Occitan (post 1500): Colómbia, Oriya (macrolanguage): 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: Colombia, Spanish: República de Colombia, Swahili (macrolanguage): 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 (Tonga Islands): 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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