Colombia is a country located on the northwestern coast of South America.
Land Area: 1,038,699 sq km
Total Area: 1,138,910 sq km
Population: 47.7 million (2012)
Official language: Spanish
Independence from: Spain
Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
Calling Code: +57
Colombia, a fascinating country full of expansive historical and cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes and great culinary offerings. Colombia is located on the northwestern corner of South America whit modern cities, colonial charm and a diverse and vibrant culture, the nation boasts spectacular natural beauty – the Andes Mountains, the Amazon rain forest, beautiful coastlines on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, and the La Guajira Desert. From its beautiful beaches to its bustling cities, Colombia has been “rediscovered” and is one of the Americas' hot new tourist destinations.