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What do you know about Colombia? Get the facts.


Official name: Republic of Colombia


Size: 439,735 square miles (1,138,910 square kilometers); about four times the size of Nevada


Population: 44,725,543 as of 2011


Capital: Bogotá


Climate: Tropical; hot and wet along coasts and eastern plains, cooler in highlands


Official Language: Spanish


Currency: Peso


Products: Petroleum, coffee, coal, nickel, emeralds, apparel, bananas, cut flowers

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