:: AMERICAS - Colombia

Capital: Bogotá

Total Population (million): 46.1174641995
Annual growth rate: 1.348524%
Density: 41.06215inhab./km²
Urban population: 73%
Ethnic Origins:
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%.
Country overview

Area: 1141750 km²
Type of State: Republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial Market
Rich in mineral resources; the underground economy is very active.

Telephone code:
To call from Colombia, dial 005, 007 or 009
To call in Colombia, dial 57
Internet suffix: .co
Computers: 4.2
Telephone lines:
Internet users:
Access to electricity: n.c.


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