Colombia

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
South America
Area:
1,138,910 sq km OR 439,735 sq mi
Coastline:
3,208 km OR 1,994 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 5700 m OR 18,701 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
48,228,704 (2010)
Population growth rate:
0.88% (2010)
Population density:
42 per sq km OR 110 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 76.40%
Rural: 23.60%
Life Expectancy:
74.55 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
16.39 (2010)
Birth Rate:
18.8 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
4.2 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
94.70% (2010)
Male Literacy:
94.60% (2010)
Female Literacy:
94.80% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Bogot
Official Language(s):
Spanish

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$6,180
Currency:
Peso

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