Colombia was controlled by Gran Colombia. Colombia gained its independence in July 20,1810. It's official language is Spanish. The flag is yellow, blue, and red. Also Yellow: represents all the gold that was found .Blue: represents the seas on Colombia shores, the rivers,and the sky. Red: represents the blood spilled for Colombian independence.
Colombians in northern South America , bordering the Caribbean sea. Some physical features of Colombia are mountains ( Andes mountains), rivers ( Amazon river), and plains( llanos plain). The government is a republic. The president is Incumbent Juan Manuel Santos. The currency is Colombian peso. The economic system is capitalism. You should visit Colombia because there's beaches, the a argue temperature is 65 to 85 degrees, and very nice landscape. Tourist should see the beautiful landscape and go to the beaches.
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Colombia is the only country in South America that has a coastline on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
Bogota is the capital of Colombia. It is the second largest capital city in South America and at 2640 m (8661 ft) it is one of the highest capital cities in the world.
Colombia has a population of over 45 million people (45,745,783) as of July 2013.