Official Name - República de Colombia (Republic of Colombia)
Languages - Spanish
Country Population - 40,351,000
Capital City - Bogotá (population 6,920,000)
Land Area - 401,000 square miles (about 1/8th size of USA)
Currency - Colombian Peso (1 peso = 1/28th of a cent)
Fun Facts - The equator runs through the southern portion of Colombia.
  - The highest mountain is named Cristobal Colón (Christopher Columbus).
  - The top stripe of the flag is twice the size of the two lower stripes.
  - Columbia is the only country in South America that touches both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

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