Colombia's flagLocation: South America
Official name: Republic of Colombia
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1819 / 1903
Capital city: Bogotá
Population: 46.3 million / 115 people per sq mile (45 people per sq km)
Total land area: 439,733 square miles (1,138,910 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Spanish (official language), Wayuu, Páez, and other
Main religions: Roman Catholic 95%, Other 5%
Ethnic mix: Mestizo 58%, White 20%, European–African 14%, African 4%, African–Amerindian 3%, Amerindian 1%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Colombian peso = 100 centavos
Literacy rate: 93%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2662 kilocalories

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