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  • Bogota Overview

    Located in the heart of Colombia is the department of Cundinamarca. Cundinamarca is south of Boyaca and is bounded by the Magdalena River. The capital of the department Bogota is surrounded by the savannas in all the directions. The valleys of Ubate and Simijaca are in the center and the…
  • Bahia Solano Overview

    Bahia Solano is among the best destinations along the Pacific Coast of Colombia A quaint and isolated town, Bahia Solano attracts numerous visitors every year. In the surrounding of Bahia Solano are numerous beaches where visitors can enjoy a range of activities and entertainment. Playa Huina, Playa Potes and Playa de…
  • Nuqui Overview

    The tiny village of Nuqui on the Colombian Pacific coast is one of the most wonderful places to spend a holiday Surrounded by awesome natural beauty, Nuqui is a tropical village surrounded by beautiful tropical rainforests. The area is known for its wonderful beaches, quaint surroundings and pristine nature. The locals…
  • Santander Overview

    Located in the northeastern Andes region is the department of Santander.

    Santander is placed between the northeastern mountain range and the Magdalena river valley. The region has gained a lot of popularity in the recent years all owed to the numerous adventure sports that can be enjoyed in the area.

  • Cartagena Beaches

    A picture-perfect city, Cartagena is one of the best preserved ancient cities in Colombia One of the most popular holiday destinations of Colombia, Cartagena is located along the northern coast of the Caribbean Sea.The Cartagena beaches are perfect for a family holiday. The peaceful waters and the various peninsulas that curve…
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Colombia Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Bogotá

GEOGRAPHY

Colombia is located in the northwestern region of South America bordering Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Colombia is the fourth largest country in South America.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 46 Million. Muslims account for about 0.03% of the population.

CLIMATE

Tropical and warm. In the low-altitute areas the temperature will range from 24°C to nearly 38 °C. The temperature in the Central highlands could go as low as 10 °C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Spanish is the official language. English is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT-5 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: July 20th
May Day: May 1st
Battle of Boyacá: August 7th
Immaculate Conception: December 8th
Christmas: December 25th

CURRENCY

Colombian Peso

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 156 / 112
Medical: 132
Fire: 119
Accident Service: 127

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