Colombia

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Colombia is located in the northwest of South America and borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador. The region is known for its rich culture and history, including the pre-Columbian sites of the San Agustín culture and the colonial cities of Cartagena and Bogotá. Colombia is also famous for its coffee plantations, its cuisine with dishes such as arepas and empanadas, and its vibrant music and dance scene with styles such as salsa, cumbia and vallenato. Places of interest include Tayrona National Park, the Amazon rainforest, the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, and Ciudad Perdida, an archaeological site of the Tairona culture.

Country data Colombia

Colombia at a glance

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Population49.066.000
LanguageSpanish
Area1138910 km2
ContinentSouth America
CurrencyColombian Peso (COP)
Neighboring countriesEcuador, Peru, Panama, Brazil und Venezuela

Map Colombia

Country borders and location of the capital

Travel and accommodation

Guide to Colombia