Bogota is one of the most populated cities in Colombia, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in America, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 04.34N latitude / 74.00W longitude. For routing in Bogota, please check the free driving directions Bogota service below.
When you visit Colombia, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Spanish, and the officially used currency is Colombian peso (COP), since 1880.
Bogota, the capital city, has numerous population; 7 594 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Bogota counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Colombia, bears 49 464 683 sum citizens spreading on its 440 831,96 sq mi / 1 141 750 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Colombia is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Libertad y Orden (Freedom and Order), while salute for the national anthem called: Himno Nacional de Colombia.
Google maps Bogota, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Colombia and the neighboring countries like Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Colombia Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Colombia
Colombia is bordered on the northwest by Panama, on the east by Venezuela and Brazil, and on the southwest by Peru and Ecuador. Through the western half of the country, three Andean ranges run north and south. The eastern half is a low, jungle-covered plain, drained by spurs of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers, inhabited mostly by isolated tropical-forest Indian tribes. The fertile plateau and valley of the eastern range are the most densely populated parts of the country. Colombia shares borders with five neighboring countries. In order of shared border length, these are Venezuela (2,050km), Brazil (1,643 km), Peru (1,496 km), Ecuador (590 km), and Panama (225 km).