Total Population (million): 46.1174641995
Annual growth rate: 1.348524%
Urban population: 73%
Official Language: Castilian or Spanish.
Other languages spoken: There are still about 70 native languages in
Columbia for about 445,000 persons (Paez, wayuu, etc.). Indeed,
Columbia is far more interested in Spanish than by retaining other
native languages. The legislation of the country wants to increase
the value of Spanish and to limit the use of English.
Business language: Spanish, English.
Religion: Catholics 95.2%, Others 4.8%.
Area: 1141750 kmÂ²
Type of State: Republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial
Rich in mineral resources; the underground economy is very active.
To call from Colombia, dial 005, 007 or 009
To call in Colombia, dial 57
Internet suffix: .co
Access to electricity: n.c.