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Colombia Flag Colombia is a country in the Northwest of the South American continent. It has land borders with Brazil, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela, and coasts on the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

As of 2010, the population of Colombia was estimated at 45,393,050. The capital and largest city is Bogotá D.C. with a population of over 7.3 million. Other cities with populations over 1 million include Barranquilla, Cartagena, Medellín, and Santiago de Cali. There are in fact a total of approximately 43 cities and towns with an estimated population of over 100,000.

Map of Colombia

Colombia Country Details


Country Name Colombia
Political Status Country
Geographic Location South America
Flag Colombia Flag
Principal Language Spanish
Capital Bogotá D.C.


Web Sites about Colombia


Bogotá, Colombia
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Bogotá, Colombia

Books about Colombia


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Moon Colombia (Travel Guide)
By Andrew Dier

Moon Travel
Released: 2017-07-03
Paperback (500 pages)

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Your World Your Way

Travel writer and expat Andrew Dier shares his expert perspective on Colombia, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.

Whether you're dancing and dining in Bogotá or hiking to the Ciudad Perdida, Moon Colombia has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Music and Dance Festivals” and “Mountain Highs,” expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Andrew's trustworthy advice, Moon Colombia provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!

Moon Colombia covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including:
  • Cartagena and the Caribbean Coast
  • Medellín and the Coffee Region
  • The Amazon and Los Llanos

Frommer's EasyGuide to Colombia (Easy Guides)
By Nicholas Gill

Frommermedia
Paperback (320 pages)

Frommer s EasyGuide to Colombia (Easy Guides)
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Frommer’s guides aren’t written by committee, or by travel writers who simply pop in briefly to a destination and then consider the job done. Frommer’s authors Nicholas Gill and Caroline Lascom have been covering Colombia for over a decade and this book hits all the highlights, from the Amazon to the Andes. Gill and Lascom provide insights and detailed information so you can better explore the exquisite colonial core of Cartagena; enjoy the nightlife and museums of Bogota and Medellin; visit the coffee plantations of Zona Cafetera; trek through the Sierra Nevada’s to see the country’s famed Ciudad Perdida (Lost City); and more.

Inside this Colombia guide you’ll find:

• Exact pricing for all lodgings, attractions, adventure outfitters, restaurants, tours, and shops, so there won’t be nasty surprises
• Straight-shooting, opinionated reviews introducing you to the country’s best beaches, rain-forest preserves, eco-lodges, restaurants, hotels, tours and attractions—in all price ranges, from budget to luxury
• Detailed maps throughout, plus a handy pullout map
• Helpful suggested itineraries so you can make the most out of your vacation time
47 Amazing Things to See and Do in Colombia
By Neil Bennion

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (94 pages)

47 Amazing Things to See and Do in Colombia
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From Neil Bennion, author of Dancing Feat, comes this all-new quick guide to Colombia.

Detailed guides are great. But when you're putting together your rough itinerary, you don't always need up-to-the-minute peso prices, opening hours on public holidays and the nicknames of all the local bus drivers. Sometimes you just want a quick heads up, so you know what's what.

This is that guide.
  • To the point - quickly get up to speed on what Colombia has to offer 
  • Humorous - the author's light-hearted humour makes this a breezy read 
  • Variety - everything from swimming in mud volcanoes to relaxing on secluded beaches
  • Maps - put all the experiences into geographical context 
  • Digested history - provides perspective without getting boring 
Get the low-down on Colombia in a single sitting!
The Rough Guide to Colombia
By Stephen Keeling

Rough Guides
Released: 2015-10-06
Paperback (416 pages)

The Rough Guide to Colombia
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Home to a rich history, stunning scenery, and some of the continent's most welcoming and sophisticated people, Colombia is an unrivaled destination for travelers to South America. Tourism has surged to nearly 2.4 million in 2014; the New York Times recently named Colombia the region's next affordable hotspot and called Cartagena "Latin America's Hippest Secret."

Throughout The Rough Guide to Colombia, you will find intuitive cultural content, tips for what to see and what to skip, and practical information on etiquette, transportation, food, drink, costs and currency, and health, plus a handy guide to the Spanish language.

Whether you want to explore the vibrant cultural scene of Cartagena, trek to the archaeological ruins of the Lost City, or stroll the sandy beaches of Parque Nacional Tayrona, The Rough Guide to Colombia gives the honest advice you'll need to plan your trip, navigate each adventure, and make the most of your time in Colombia.

National Geographic Traveler: Colombia, 2nd Edition
By Christopher Baker

National Geographic Society
Released: 2017-01-03
Paperback (320 pages)

National Geographic Traveler: Colombia, 2nd Edition
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From the storied capital of Bogotá to Medelín to the Amazon Basin, this guide to Colombia, South America, offers readers practical advice on planning your trip and explains the country in the context of its history, culture, cuisine, landscape, and flora and fauna. Acclaimed travel writer Christopher Baker explores the Eastern Highlands, the Caribbean Lowlands, the Western and Southern Highlands, the Pacific & San Andrés, and Los Llanos & the Amazon Basin. Contemporary editorial features and experiential sidebars highlight every aspect of life and every activity under the Colombian sun: how emeralds are mined and marketed, the history of pirates off Colombia’s shores, parrots and macaws, volcanoes, whale watching, and poison dart frogs. Gorgeous National Geographic photography and useful maps help you navigate your way around Colombia and its many landscapes: Take a walk through Bogotá’s historic Candelaria district, take a drive through coffee country, follow in the footsteps of Gabriel García Márquez, or enjoy a drive around San Andrés.
Moon Medellín: Including Colombia's Coffee Region (Travel Guide)
By Andrew Dier

Moon Travel
Released: 2017-07-03
Paperback (160 pages)

Moon Medellín: Including Colombia s Coffee Region (Travel Guide)
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Your World Your Way

Travel writer and expat Andrew Dier shares his expert perspective on Colombia, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.

Whether you're looking to sample some of the world's best coffee at its source, hike through tropical jungles to see snowcapped volcanoes, or explore Medellín's vibrant cultural scene and nightlife, Moon Medellín has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Downtown Medellín Walking Tour,” expertly-crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Andrew's trustworthy advice, Moon Medellín provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!
Moon Bogotá (Travel Guide)
By Andrew Dier

Moon Travel
Released: 2017-07-03
Paperback (160 pages)

Moon Bogotá (Travel Guide)
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Your World Your Way

Travel writer and expat Andrew Dier shares his expert perspective on Colombia, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.

Whether you're looking to appreciate pre-Colombian artifacts in their cultural context, stroll in the lush Jardín Botánico, or hoping to taste the perfect ajiaco soup, Moon Bogotá has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Bogotá and Boyacá,” expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Andrew's trustworthy advice, Moon Bogotá provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!

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