Name Colombia (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes CO / COL
Continent South America
Continent code SA
Capital Bogota
Area 1109500
DD coordinates 4.115674 / -72.930137
DMS coordinates 4°06'56.42" N / -72°55'48.49" W
UTM coordinates 18N 729783.76563731 455211.41699169
Total cities 3219
Flag of Colombia

Colombia on map

Colombia is a part of the South America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Colombia, is CO.

It's territory covers an area of 1109500 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Bogota, the capital city of Colombia. On nationwide level, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Colombians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 206500 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 2141 km. Colombia merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 24725 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 57 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use COP as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Colombia live according to the America/Bogota time zone, which is also the one used in Bogota.

More about Colombia

Official languages Spanish
Nationalities Colombians
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .co
Phone codes 57
Currencies COP
Life expectancy males Ø 74,3 years
Life expectancy females Ø 79,9 years
Birthrate 14,9 ‰
Deathrate 5,6 ‰
Males/Females 49,1%/50,9%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 52,34 bn $
Importations 64,70 bn $
Tourism receipts 6,79 bn $
Unemployment rate 15,4%
Inflation rate 3,53%
Corruption index 39 (bad)
Energy consumption 68,3 bn kWh

Land use

3% Urban areas 36132 km²
40% Agricultural areas 459668 km²
53% Forest 602044 km²
0% Water areas 32249 km²
4% Others 43904 km²


Roadways 206500 km
Railways 2141 km
Waterways 24725 km
Commercial harbors 115
Airports 651

Colombia cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 3219):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 19313 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 19288 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 19054 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 18788 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 18732 km
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 18577 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 18210 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 18011 km
TLS Flag of East Timor East Timor Oceania Dili 17846 km
VNM Flag of Vietnam Vietnam Asia Hanoi 17785 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela South America Caracas 407 km
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador South America Quito 875 km
PAN Flag of Panama Panama North America Panama City 926 km
ABW Flag of Aruba Aruba North America - 989 km
CUW Flag of Curacao Curacao North America - 1001 km
BES Flag of Bonaire Bonaire North America - 1030 km
CRI Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica North America San Jose 1392 km
TTO Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago North America Port of Spain 1451 km
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 1498 km
GRD Flag of Grenada Grenada North America - 1522 km

There are many ways to find how far is Colombia (CO) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Colombia to Haversine
North pole 9550 km 5934 mil
Equator 8115 km 5042 mil
South pole 10465 km 6503 mil
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41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Colombia and Singapore is 19313 kilometers or 12001 miles.
The most smallest distances between Colombia and Venezuela is 407 kilometers or 253 miles.
We found information about 3219 cities.
The capital of CO is Bogota with population in 2021 over 9464000 people.
The area of Colombia (CO) is 1109500 square kilometers.
Yes, Colombia is part of the continent of South America.
Official name of CO is The Republic of Colombia.
Colombia has approximately 651 airports.