Colombia Information and History

The capital of Colombia is Bogota. Some major cities in Colombia are Cartagena , Medellin , Santa Marta,and Cali. In Colombia the official langue is Spanish. In Colombia's past they were controlled by the Spanish. They gained their independence in 1810.

Colombia Flag

The Colombian flag has the colors yellow, blue, and red stripes.

Geographic Information

Colombia is located in South America. In Colombia there is the Amazon River, Orinoco River, Santa Marta Mountains.

Government Information

Colombia has a Republic with separation of powers. Their leader is Juan Manuel Santos. They use the peso as a currency. Their economic system is capitalist.

Tourist information

Tourists should come to Colombia because of the all the wild life. There is many hikes to go on and you could get a helicopter ride over the whole country of Colombia.