Colombia

South America

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About Country

Capital
Bogotá
Population
Approximately 50 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
44.7 people per square kilometer
GDP
$323.1 billion (2020 estimate)
Language
Spanish is the official language, but there are also many indigenous languages spoken in the country
Currency
Colombian peso
National Dish
Ajiaco (a chicken and potato soup)
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion, with Catholicism being the largest denomination
Climate
Colombia has a tropical climate, with variations depending on altitude and region. The coastal areas are hot and humid, while the Andean region has a more temperate climate
Main Industries
Petroleum, coal, emeralds, coffee, flowers, and bananas
Level of Development
Colombia is considered a developing country, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 79 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 1.14 million square kilometers

Explore the wonders of Colombia 🇨🇴, a land of enchanting culture 🎭, pristine beaches 🏖️, and fascinating history 🏛️. Immerse yourself in its vibrant cities, hike through lush rainforests, and indulge in delicious local cuisine. Discover the beauty of this South American gem today!

Colombia is a country located in the northwest region of South America. It is bordered by Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Panama, as well as the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia
  • Bogota, Colombia (1)
  • Bogota, Colombia
  • Bogotá, Colombia
  • Bogota's downtown (Centro) from above Calle 26
  • Cabo San Juan del Guia, Colombia
  • Cartagena, Cartagena Province, Bolivar, Colombia (1)
  • Cartagena, Cartagena Province, Bolivar, Colombia
  • Cartagena, Colombia (1)
  • Cartagena, Colombia (2)
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • Cayo Cangrejo, Colombia
  • Cocora Valley, Colombia
  • COLOMBIA STREET, cartagena, COLOMBIA
  • Colombia
  • Desierto de la Tatacoa, Villavieja, Huila, Colombia (1)
  • Desierto de la Tatacoa, Villavieja, Huila, Colombia
  • Guatapé, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Guatapé, Colombia
  • Guatape, Guatapé, Antioquia, Colombia
  • It’s hard to find pictures of Medellin Colombia that aren’t breathtaking
  • Lost City Trek Colombia, Santa Marta, Magdalena
  • Manchaneel Beach, Providencia and Santa Catalina - Colombia
  • Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Medellín, Colombia (1)
  • Medellín, Colombia (2)
  • Medellín, Colombia (3)
  • Medellín, Colombia
  • Providencia, Providencia and Santa Catalina Islands, San Andrés and Providencia, Colombia
  • Ráquira, Colombia
  • Salento, Quindio, Colombia (1)
  • Salento, Quindio, Colombia
  • Salento, Quindío, Kolumbien

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Colombia include:

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    Cartagena: a city on the Caribbean coast known for its historic old town and well-preserved colonial architecture.

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    Bogotá: the capital city of Colombia, which offers a mix of colonial architecture, modern skyscrapers, and vibrant street art.

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    Medellín: a city in the Andean region known for its innovative urban design and vibrant nightlife.

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    Tayrona National Park: a national park on the Caribbean coast that features stunning beaches, lush rainforest, and pre-Columbian ruins.

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    Coffee Region: a region in central Colombia known for its coffee plantations, stunning landscapes, and charming colonial towns.

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    Amazon Region: the Amazon region in southern Colombia is home to one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet, with incredible wildlife and indigenous communities.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Colombia has to offer. However, visitors should be aware of safety concerns in certain areas of the country, particularly related to drug trafficking and guerrilla activity.

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