On your trip to Colombia, you can enjoy stunning cities like Bogotá, Medellín, Cali or Cartagena, delight in the colorful Barranquilla Carnival and soak up the natural beauty of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range and Tayrona National Park. To make the most of your stay, let's get familiar with some of the practicalities that will help you navigate the country and its culture.
Basic Information about the country
50,880,000 million. We are a mix of afro, indigenous, mestizo and white.
(COP) Colombian Pesos
Tropical and isothermal as a result of its geographical location near the Equator presenting variations within five natural regions and depending on the altitude, temperature, humidity, winds and rainfall.
Is a republic with separation of powers into executive, judicial and legislative branches. Its legislature has a congress, its judiciary has a supreme court, and its executive branch has a president.
Colombia is divided into 32 departments and one capital district, Bogotá . Departments are subdivided into municipalities, each of which is assigned a municipal seat
Petroleum is Colombia's main export, representing over 45% of Colombia's exports. Colombia is Latin America's 2nd-largest producer of domestically made electronics and appliances, following Mexico.