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Facts About Colombia

  • Location: South America

  • Language: The official language of Colombia is Spanish

  • Currency: Colombian Peso

  • Population: As of 2009, the population of Colombia was estimated to be at 43,677,372

  • Land Size: 440,831 square miles) or 1,141,748 sq kilometers.

  • Capital: The capital of Colombia is Bogotá

  • Borders: Colombia is bordered on the northwest by Panama, on the east by Venezuela and Brazil, and on the southwest by Peru and Ecuador.

  • Land divisions: Colombia has 32 deparments (departamentos)

    Amazonas (Leticia)
    Antioquia (Medellín)
    Arauca (Arauca)
    Atlántico (Barranquilla)
    Bogotá *
    Bolivar (Cartagena (Colombia)
    Boyacá (Tunja)
    Caldas (Manizales)
    Caquetá (Florencia)
    Casanare (Yopal)
    Cauca (Popayan)
    Cesar (Valledupar)
    Chocó (Quibdo)
    Córdoba (Monteria)
    Cundinamarca (Bogotá)
    Guainía (Puerto Inirida)
    La Guajira (Riohaca>
    Guaviare (San Jose del Guaviare)
    Huila (Neiva)
    Magdalena (Santa Marta)
    Meta (Villavicencio)
    Nariño (Pasto)
    Norte de Santander (Cucuta)
    Quindío (Armenia)
    Risaralda (Pereira)
    San Andres y Providencia (Departamento) (San Andrés)
    Santander (Bucaramanga)
    Sucre (Sincelejo)
    Tolima (Ibagué)
    Valle del Cauca (Cali)
    Vaupés (Mitú)
    Vichada (Puerto Carreño)

  • Industries: Textiles, food processing, oil, clothing and footwear, beverages, chemicals, cement; gold, coal, emeralds. Agriculture: Coffee, cut flowers, bananas, rice, tobacco, corn, sugarcane, cocoa beans, oilseed, vegetables; forest products; shrimp.

  • Major Cities: Arauca, Armenia, Barrancas de San Nicolas, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga, Cali, Cantarrana, Cartagena,Cartago Viejo, Caserio Villavicencio, Cincelejo, Cucuta, El Yopal, Florencia, Ibague, Inirida, Leticia, Manizales, Marroquin, Medellin, Mitu, Mocoa, Monteria, Neiva, Obando, Pasto, Pereira, Popayan, Puerto Carreno, Puerto Inirida, Quibdo, Riochacha, Riohacha, San Andres, San Jeronimo de Buenavista, San Jose de Cucuta, San Jose de Guacimal, San Jose del Guaviare, Santa Marta, Santiago de Cali, Sincelejo, Tunja, Valledupar, Villavicencio, Yopal

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