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  • Take a Jungle Walk in the Amacayacu National Park

    The National Park known as the "River of the Hamocs" Situated along the Amazon River in the Amazonas Department of Colombia is the Amacayacu National Park. The park was created in the year 1975 and spreads across 4,220 square kilometers. The park is best accessible from the city of Leticia. From…
  • Rural Tourism - Colombian Coffee Triangle

    One of the most prosperous regions of Colombia, the Coffee Triangle attracts visitors with the fine aroma of coffee and the beautiful sceneries that drape around the coffee plantations and the surrounding areas. Boasting of wide roads, several theme parks, adventure sports, friendly people and lots of sightseeing besides the…
  • 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…
  • Dive Underwater and Explore Malpelo Island

    Rated as one of the top diving destinations in the world, the Malpelo Island has become one of the best travel destinations in Colombia Located about 235 miles from the Pacific coast of Colombia, the Malpelo Island is a small isolated island. Popular for being home to an exotic range of…
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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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