Colombia

Colombia is a country situated in the northwest corner of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru.

Population (2014 est) – 46,245,297
Area – 707,700mi
Capital – Bogota

Ethnic Background

  • Mestizo – 58%
  • White – 20%
  • Mulatto – 14%
  • Black – 4%
  • Mixed black-Amerindian - 3%
  • Amerindian – 1%

Exports - petroleum, coal, emeralds, coffee, nickel, cut flowers, bananas, apparel
Imports - industrial equipment, transportation equipment, consumer goods, chemicals, paper products, fuels, electricity

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 72 years, F 79 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 15.02 deaths/1,000 live births
Adult Illiteracy Rate – 6.3%

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