Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia (Spanish: Rep├║blica 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: 46,736,728 (July 2015 est.)
Time Zone: UTC -05:00
GDP (PPP): $640.1 billion (2014 est.)
note: datum in 2014 US dollar
Currency: Colombian Peso (COP)
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Source: Central Intelligence Agency. (2015). The World Factbook: Colombia. Updated September 15, 2015

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