Colombia

Summary

Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Constitutional republic
Presidential system
Republic
Unitary state
Capital
GDP (nominal)
100,363,791,871 (2000, US$)
106,659,507,964 (1997, US$)
81703496604.0 (1994, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
9,000 (2008, US$)
Population
Contained by
Area
1,141,748 km² (440831 mi²)
 

Country

Internet TLD
co
Languages spoken
National anthem
National Anthem of Colombia
ISO Short Name
COLOMBIA
FIPS Code
CO
Calling Code
57
Administrative Divisions
 

Organization member

Member of
South American Community of Nations
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 2,251, 2,291)
 

Namesake

Named after
Christopher Columbus
 

Dated location

Date founded
1810-07-20
 

Art Subject

Artwork on the Subject
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Earthquake epicenter

Earthquakes centered here
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Colombian
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Alternative Way
Alternative of Social Progress
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Colombia (1861-11-26)
 

Olympic participating country

Athletic performances
IOC Code
COL
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Military Combatant

Military Conflicts
 

Statistical region

Life expectancy
56.713 (1960)
57.244 (1961)
57.735 (1962)
Fertility rate
5.153 (1972)
4.631 (1975)
4.956 (1973)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
3.314 (2006)
3.395 (2005)
3.001 (1988)
GDP growth rate
5.265 (1961)
5.466 (1962)
2.904 (1963)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.107 (1994)
0.188 (1995)
 

Location

Events
Partially contains
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
People born here
Geolocation
-74.526 × 5.06888975297
Adjectival form
Colombian
Contains
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Governing officials
Diego Palacio (Minister of Social Protection)
Álvaro Uribe (President of Colombia, 2002-08-07, 2010-08-07, President)
Agencies
Government positions
Government bodies
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Colombian
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Subdividing place
Short name
co
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
Is clear
yes
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
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