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Colombia - Physical geography

Area : 1 140 000 Km2
Water : 8.8 %
Lands under cultivation : 5 %
Wild pasture lands : 39 %
Forests : 44 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Pacific Ocean)
Max. Height : 5800 m (Pic Colomb)


Colombia - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Bogotá
Rainfall (mm) in Bogotá
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Colombia - People
Nationality : Colombian
Main language(s) : Spanish, Paez, Wayuu

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Population (2005) : 45 611 000 people
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Density : 40 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.42 children / woman
Life expectancy : 73 years
Urban population : 77 %

Main cities :
6 300 000 people Santa Fe de Bogota (capital)
2 100 000 people Cali
2 000 000 people Madellin
1 250 000 people Barranquilla
880 000 people Cartagena


Colombia - Economy
Currency : Peso (COP) = 100 Centavos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 3 068 Pesos (COP)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 71.2 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 1561 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 104.52 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 2292 dollars


Colombia - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Coffee (5)
- Sugar-cane (7)
- Cocoa (11)
- Potatoes (20)
- Oranges (25)
- Rice (21)
- Oxen (11)
- Nickel (6)
- Coal (10)
- Gold (20)
- Iron (27)
- Phosphates (27)
- Oil (28)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 1998) :
- Beer (13)
RECORDS :
- The biggest emerald in the World was found in Gachala in 1969 (7025 carats).


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