Is a country in the extreme north of South America. Its landscape features tropical forests, the Andes mountains and several coffee plantations.

Colombia is the only country in South America with coasts on both oceans, about 50 percent of its national territory corresponds to maritime and insular areas, which determines an immense wealth and an oceanopolitical and strategic privilege.

In Bogotá, its high-rise capital, the Zona Rosa district is famous for its restaurants and shops as well as medellin which is one of the best known cities in Colombia internationally.

Cartagena, on the Caribbean coast, has a walled colonial Old Town, a 16th-century castle, and nearby coral reefs.

Capital: Bogota

Phone prefix: +57

Population: 50.88 million (2020)

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