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Physical Map of Colombia 

This map shows the physical features of Colombia. The highest elevations, shown in brown, are the Colombian Andes, which is divided into three branches the Cordillera Central, Cordillera Oriental, and Cordillera Occidental. Peaks in the Cordillera Occidental exceed 4,700 m (15,420 ft), and in the Cordillera Central and Cordillera Oriental they reach 5,000 m (16,404 ft). At 2,600 m (8,530 ft) above sea level, Bogotá is one of the highest capitals of the world. The major rivers of the country are the Amazon, the Caquetá, and the Negro. 

Colombia is bordered to the northwest by Panama, to the east by Venezuela and Brazil and to the south by Ecuador and Peru. The map includes major cities of colombia such as Bogota, Cali and Medellin. 

List of Departments of Colombia

List of Departments:

Amazonas, Antioquia, Arauca, Atlántico, Bolívar, Boyacá, Caldas, Capital District*, Caquetá, Casanare, Cauca, Cesar, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Guainía, Cundinamarca, Guainía, Guaviare, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Quindío, Risaralda, San Andrés y Providencia, Santander, Sucre, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés, Vichada. *Not a department; capital district. 


Location of Colombia

This map shows the position of Colombia within South America. Bordering countries are Brazil to the south east, Ecuador to the south west, Panama to the north west, Venezuela to the east and Peru to the south. Bordering bodies of water include the Caribbean Sea in the north and the Pacific Ocean to the west. 

Colombia Bordering Countries: Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Panama, Venezuela.

Regional Maps: Map of South America

Outline Map of Colombia

This map shows the outline of Colombia including the islands of San Andrés y Providencia. 

Key Facts

Legal Name Republic of Colombia
Flag of Colombia
Capital City Bogota
4 36 N, 74 05 W
Total Area 1,138,910.00 km2
Land Area 1,038,700.00 km2
Water Area 100,210.00 km2
Population 50,339,443
Major Cities
  1. Bogotá (10,978,360)
  2. Medellín (4,000,263)
  3. Cali (2,781,980)
  4. Barranquilla (2,272,914)
  5. Bucaramanga (1,331,453)
  6. Cartagena (1,062,622)
  7. Cúcuta (933,380)
  8. Ibagué (586,187)
  9. Pereira (579,620)
  10. Villavicencio (544,115)
Currency Colombian pesos (COP)
GDP $323.80 Billion
GDP Per Capita $6,432.39

This page was last updated on October 22, 2020

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