Where is Colombia?

Colombia is located in the South America region at latitude 4.570868 and longitude -74.297333 and is part of the South American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 4° 34' 15.12'' N
  • 74° 17' 50.40'' W

You can see the location of Colombia on the world map below:

Colombia Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Colombia (CO) are:

  1. Brazil (BR)
  2. Ecuador (EC)
  3. Panama (PA)
  4. Peru (PE)
  5. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) (VE)

Maritime Borders

Colombia borders with the Caribbean Sea, and the Pacific Ocean.

Colombia Related Content

Colombia Key Facts

CountryColombia
CoordinatesLatitude: 4.570868
Longitude: -74.297333
Country CodesAlpha 2: CO
Alpha 3: COL
Country Flag Emoji🇨🇴
Int. Phone Prefix+57
Capital cityBogota
Continent
Subcontinent
South America
South America
Country Area1,138,910 sq km
Population 202151,265,841
World Rank: 29
Median Age30.8
Life expectancy72.8
Major languagesSpanish (official)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC−05:00
Internet TLD.co
Biggest AirportEl Dorado International Airport (BOG)
Average temperature24.50 °C
76.10 °F
Administrative Divisions1 capital district 32 departments
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Colombia Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionLatin America & Caribbean
CurrencyColombian Peso (COP)
GDP in 2020$270.3 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 42
GDP per capita in 2020$5,312
World Rank: 98
Major Industries / Economic SectorsOil and gas, mining, agriculture, manufacturing, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, Mexico, Brazil, Japan
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, China, Panama, Ecuador, Peru

Biggest Cities in Colombia

Here are the largest cities in Colombia based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Bogota 7,743,955
Timbio 4,444,444
Medellin 2,529,403
Cali 2,471,474
Barranquilla 1,274,250
Cartagena 1,036,412
Palermo 800,000
Cucuta 750,000
Soledad 698,852
Pereira 590,554

Map of Colombia with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the South America Region