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Colombia Facts

Physical map of Colombia with Department boundaries. It shows the physical features of Colombia including Colombian Andes, major rivers such as the Amazon, the Caquetá, and the Negro. The map also show major cities in Colombia.
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Colombia's Quick Facts

Land Area 1,038,700 km2
Water Area 100,210 km2
Total Area 1,138,910 km2
Population 47,220,856
Population Density 41.46 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $688.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $14,100
Currency Peso (COP)
Largest Cities
  • Bogota (7,674,366)
  • Cali (2,392,877)
  • Medellin (1,999,979)
  • Barranquilla (1,380,425)
  • Cartagena (952,024)
  • Cucuta (721,398)
  • Bucaramanga (571,820)
  • Pereira (440,118)
  • Santa Marta (431,781)
  • Ibague (421,685)
  • 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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