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Colombia (Spanish)

Español Colombia - República de Colombia

La República de Colombia es un Estado Social de Derecho, organizado en forma de República unitaria, descentralizada, con autonomía de sus entidades territoriales, democrática, participativa y pluralista[1]. El territorio sobre el que Colombia ejerce soberanía se encuentra localizado en la zona noroccidental de América del Sur, es el único país en Sudamérica con costas en los océanos Pacífico y Atlántico, a través del Mar Caribe, asimismo, tiene soberanía sobre un tramo del río Amazonas en el trapecio amazónico, por lo que se le ha llamado "Patria de Tres Mares". Su nombre oficial es República de Colombia y su capital es Bogotá. Colombia limita continentalmente con Venezuela al este, Brasil al sudeste, Perú y Ecuador al sur, y Panamá al noroeste.

English Colombia - Republic of Colombia

The Republic of Colombia is the northwesternmost country of South America. Colombia is bordered to the east by ► Venezuela and ► Brazil; to the south by ► Ecuador and ► Peru; to the North by the Atlantic Ocean, through the Caribbean Sea; and to the west by ► Panama and the Pacific Ocean. Colombia is also the only country in South America that borders both the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean


Short name  Colombia
Official  name Republic of Colombia
Status Independent country since 1810, recognized 1819
Location South America
Capital Bogotá
Population 47,400,000 inhabitants
Area 1,141,748 km²
Major  languages Spanish
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information Colombia, Geography of Colombia, History of Colombia and Politics of Colombia
More  images Colombia - Colombia (Category).

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General maps

Kolumbien-Pos in Suedamerika.png Location of Colombia in South America
Colombia Mapa Oficial.svg Political map of Colombia
Colombia Mapa Relieve.svg Relief map of Colombia
Mapa Fronteras de Colombia.svg Map showing the borders of Colombia
Colombia Topography 2.png Topographic map
Co-map.png Map of Colombia
Colombia rel 2001.jpg Map of Colombia
Colombia departaments-numbered.svg Departments of Colombia, numbered SVG
Colombia departamentos otros.svg Departments of Colombia, South America locator
Mapa de los departamentos de Colombia 32.png Departments of Colombia
Colombia Municipios.png Municipalities of Colombia
Regionsofcolombia.png Natural regions
Regiones naturales de Colombia.png Natural regions
ParquesNaturalesColombia.png Natural parks

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Colombia, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Colombia.

Mapa Imperio Muisca.PNG Muisca Empire
Wayuumap.png Wayuu Territory
Colonial Peru.svg Colombia as part of the Vicerroyalty of Peru XVII Century
[[|border|251x400px]] Viceroyalty of New Granada 1810
Gran Colombia (1819).svg Departments of Greater Colombia in 1820
Colombia (1819).svg Colombia 1819
Gran Colombia (1824).svg Map of Greater Colombia showing the 12 departments created in 1824 and territories disputed with neighboring countries.
Colombia (1824).svg Colombia 1824
Colombia (1853).svg Republic of New Granada 1851
Colombia (1870).svg United States of Colombia 1863

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Nuevo Reino de Granada.jpg New Kingdom of Granada XVII Century
Divisiones coloniales de Tierra Firme 1538.jpg New Kingdom of Granada 1550
Virreinato de Santafé y Capitanía General de Venezuela.jpg Viceroyalty of New Granada 1739
Gran Colombia map 1824.jpg Greater Colombia 1819-1831
Provincias de la Nueva Granada 1851.jpg Republic of New Granada 1831-1858
Estados Unidos Colombia 1863.jpg United States of Colombia 1861-1886
Mapa Colombia 1890.jpg Republic of Colombia 1886

Other maps

Colombia (densidad).png Population density
Densidad pop col only Colombia.png Population density
Colombia econ 1970.jpg Economic activity, 1970
Colombia land 1970.jpg Land use, 1970
Usgs-glaciers-colombia.png Location of glaciers in Colombia
Dialectos Colombia.png Map of the different accents that can be found within the Spanish language in Colombia.
Colombia cambios territoriales.png Changes in the borders of Colombia since independence to the present day, according to the historiography of the country.

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