What is Colombia?

  • (noun): A republic in northwestern South America; the major legal crop is coffee but cocaine is also a major export.
    Synonyms: Republic of Colombia

Colombia

Colombia ( /kəˈlʌmbiə/ kə-LUM-biə, or /kəˈlɒmbiə/ kə-LOM-biə), officially the Republic of Colombia (Spanish: República de Colombia ), is a unitary constitutional republic comprising thirty-two departments. The country is located in northwestern South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the north by the Caribbean Sea; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. Colombia is the 26th largest country by area and the fourth largest in South America after Brazil, Argentina and Peru. With over 46 million people, Colombia is the 27th largest country in the world by population and has the second largest population of any Spanish-speaking country in the world, after Mexico. Colombia is a middle power, and is now the fourth largest economy in Latin America, and the third largest in South America. Colombia produces coffee, flowers, emeralds, coal, and oil. These products comprise the primary sector of the economy.

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Office Of The Inspector General Of Colombia
... The Office of the Inspector General of Colombia (Spanish Procuraduría General de Colombia) is a Colombian independent, public institution overseeing the public conduct of those in authority or in charge of ... The Office of the Inspector General of Colombia is not a judicial institution, it is one of the Colombian Control Institutions, alongside the Office of the Controller General ...
Colombia - National Symbols
... Main article National symbols of Colombia Colombia's national symbols are representative elements within the country and outside the country ... The Flag of Colombia, is described as a rectangle triband yellow, blue and red in 211 ratio, meaning three horizontal stripes, with yellow on top of it with half the width of the flag ... Blue represents the seas on Colombia's shores ...
Medical Tourism - Destinations - The Americas - Colombia
... Colombia is most likely the most underestimated destination for Global Healthcare in the Americas ... and drug-related issues more than 15 years ago, Colombia is today one of the most thriving economies in South America and safe for tourists ... Colombia's major cities like Bogota, Medellin, Cali and Cartagena are already receiving more than 1.45 million tourist each year and the numbers are ...