Colombia Facts

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Flag of Colombia
National Flag of Colombia

Interesting facts about Colombia

  • Official Name: Spanish República de Colombia
  • Form of Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
  • GDP: 331 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Santa Fé de Bogotá
  • Population: 49.65 million (2018)
  • Official Languages: Spanish
  • Currency: Colombian peso
  • Timezone: GMT+5
  • Area: 1.142 million km²
  • Dialing Code: +57
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Colombian Massif,Paramillo Massif,Montes de María,Cordillera Occidental,Tamá Massif
  • Major Rivers: Amazon,Negro,Papuri,Querary,Içana
  • Continent: South America
  • Border Countries: Colombia is a country in northwestern South America that has a coastline on both the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans. It is bordered by Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela.

Map of Colombia

National Symbols of Colombia

  • National Bird: Andean condor
  • National Animal: Andean condor
  • National Flower: orchid Cattleya trianae
  • National Tree: Wax Palm tree Ceroxylon Quindiuense
  • National Fruit: Cherimoya