• Colombia
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  • Spanish
  • 1,141,748 km2
  • 48,786,100
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  • It’s the first day of July, and that means one thing (well, it means lots of things, but for our purposes just one!): it’s officially the beginning of humpback whale season here in Colombia. The first whales were spotted from the coast of Colombia’s Pacific region a couple of weeks ago, but it’s July when they begin arriving in numbers and their breeding season properly begins....

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    Whale Watching - Pacifico Colombiano
  • This bronze monument was erected in honor of Sebastian de Belalcazar, conqueror of this beautiful city. It is a solemn statue that stands at a lookout point which provides for an excellent view of the city. It is located in La Arboleda neighborhood....

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    Mirador Sebastian de Belalcazar Cali - Tourism inColombia
  • The sea breeze and the sunset that transform the colors of 400-year-old houses enchant visitors in Cartagena. A World Heritage Site, this city was founded by Pedro de Heredia in 1533...

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    Cartagena de Indias Bolivar - Tourism in Colombia
  • Los Nevados National Natural Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados) is a national park located in the Cordillera Central of the Colombian Andes. The 5,300-metre-high (17,400 ft) volcano Nevado del Ruiz dominates Los Nevados. Out of the 55 protected areas in Colombia...

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    Los Nevados National Natural Park - Colombia
  • Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina (Spanish: Archipiélago de San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina), or colloquially San Andrés y Providencia, is one of the departments of Colombia...

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    Archipielago of San Andres - Tourism in Colombia

BIODIVERSIDAD EN COLOMBIA: Siendo Colombia el 0.7% de la superficie continental del planeta, alberga el 10% de la biodiversidad a nivel mundial, ocupando el segundo puesto después de Brasil.

Colombia is In a special corner of the globe, there's a beautiful country which is bathed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, a land with numerous rivers, snowy peaks, deserts, jungles, 365 days of sunshine and a mega-biodiversity present in all its climates. It is a melting pot of indigenous cultures and is home to afro-Colombian, Romani and mestizo communities, which along with its rich heritage, towns and landscapes offers unique experiences to both residents and visitors alike.

This nation has one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world:

  • Most biodiverse country in the world per km2
  • More bird species than any other country with 1,885 (corresponding to 20% of the species on the planet)
  • Second most plants with 45,000 species of flora, espedally endemic types.
  • Third most reptiles with 524 species (8% of I he planet)
  • fifth most mammals with 471 species (10% of the planet).
  • it has 17% of the world's amphibians, 8% of the freshwater fish and 16% of the butterflies.
  • forest covering 56 million hectares (about 50% of Ihe country).
  • 22 Million hectares of savannas, desert, zones, wetlands and snowy peaks.
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General Information About Colombia

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America

Information on Colombia. Flag of Colombia, geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, Geography, religion, Economy, languages and more...

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Practical information about Colombia

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Practical information about Colombia. Tourist information, visa information, consulates, airport, visa and health care information, the weather, public transport and the local currency...

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Adventure Colombia: Tours and Travel in Colombia

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America

Enjoy extreme sports and the best adventure in Colombia as rafting and other adventure activities like rappelling, abseiling, paintball and much more

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Hotels and accommodations in Colombia

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America

Colombia Hotels Guide. Información sobre alojamientos en Colombia: Hotels, Homestays, Hostels, Furnished Apartments, B&B and Inns, holiday rentals...

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Tourist Attractions in Colombia

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Colombia is a country with great culinary offerings, beautiful landscapes, and fascinating cultural and historical heritages. There are actually so many Tourist Attractions in Colombia and the top ten are listed below...

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Tips and advice for travel in Colombia

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In this article you'll learn about the advice, tips traveler, requirements and documentation necessary to enter Colombia...

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Nightlife in Colombia

Nightlife in Colombia

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Colombian rumba is reputed to be the best in South America, but with the law closing of bars and nightclubs between 3 and 4 am in some cities on weekends.

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Colombia's Best Festivals and Carnivals

Colombia's Best Festivals and Carnivals

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Colombians are cheerful by nature. Always take care to keep alive our traditions, heritage of Spanish, Indian and African...

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List of World Heritage Sites in Colombia

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America

Colombia is a diverse country known for its breathtaking natural destinations, coffee plantations, historic architecture, and thriving contemporary culture. The country is also home to seven stunning UNESCO world heritage sites. With such an array of cultural identities, we look at ten places to visit that offer an insight into Colombian culture and history.

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Top 10 amazing places to visit in Colombia

Top 10 amazing places to visit in Colombia

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Discover the 10 most visited destinations in Colombia, magical places Colombia see our beautiful beaches, tropical paradises, archaeological and historical sites, nature destinations, mountains and the Amazon jungle...

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Gastronomía de Colombia

Colombian cuisine

Country: Republic of Colombia - South America

The ethnic diversity of Colombia manifests itself in Colombian gastronomy. In Colombian food there's a rich mix of Spanish and Indigenous ingredients with African, Arabe and Spanish preparation...

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