Colombia Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about Colombia
Surface:Colombia has an area of 1,141,748 sq km.
Population: Colombia has a population of around 44,379,598, with Mestizos as the largest ethnic group.
System of government: Colombia is a republic.
Capital: With a population of around 6,776,009, Bogotá is the capital of Columbia.
Religion: Roman Catholicism is the largest religion.
Official Language: Besides Spanish, which is the official language, there are about 65 indigenous languages.
Government: Colombia is a republic.
Climate: Colombia has a tropical climate along the coast and the eastern plains, but it gets cooler in the highlands.
Units of measure and electricity: Colombia is the metric system of measurement, while the official unit of electricity is 110 V and 60 Hz.
Time Zone: The Colombian standard time is GMT – 5.
Currency: Colombian peso (1 € = 2,899.80 Col$)
Travel documents required: Passports are required by all. Nationals of many countries are exempt from a visa requirement for a period of 180 days.