Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia (Spanish: República de Colombia), is a country located in the northwestern region of South America. Colombia is bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; to the North by the Atlantic Ocean, through the Caribbean Sea; and to the west by Panama and the Pacific Ocean.


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Capital City: Bogota
Area: 1,138,910 sq km/ 439,735 sq mi
Population: 45,745,783 (July 2013 est.)
Time Zone: UTC -05:00

$511.1 billion (2012 est.)

note: datum in 2012 US dollar

Currency: Colombian Peso (COP)

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(as of September 30, 2013)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency. (2013). The World Factbook: Colombia. Updated December 6, 2013

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