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Colombia Facts

  • Name: Colombia
    (long form) Republic of Colombia
  • Capital City: Bogota (7,412,117 pop.)
    (9,600,000 metro)
  • Colombia Population: 45,745,783 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Colombia Peso (COP)
    (conversion rates)

    Colombian Peso
    One Thousand Colombian Pesos
  • Ethnicity: Mestizo 58%, White 20%, Mulatto 14%, Black 4%, Mixed black-Amerindian 3%, Amerindian 1%
  • GDP total: $511.1 billion (2012)
  • GDP per capita: $11,000 (2012)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Spanish (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Bogota, Cali, Medellin, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Cucuta, Bucaramanga
  • Name: The name Colombia comes from Christopher Columbus' given name, (Cristobal Colon)
  • National Day: July 20
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 90%, other 10%
  • Symbols

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