Colombia is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the Western Hemisphere. Its population is the result of indigenous racial mixture, African and European. The indigenous ethnic groups and Afro-Colombians inhabit 24% of the country.




Official name: Republic of Colombia

National day: July 20th (Independence Day)

Capital city: Bogota

Form of government: Presidential representative democratic republic. The government is divided into three branches, the executive, legislative and judicial.

Political division: 32 departments and one capital district

Head of state: Gustavo Petro

Area: 2.070.408 km²

Population: 45.5 million

Language: Spanish

Currency: Colombian Peso


Amazon Basin Project

Amazon Basin Project

Project Implementation of the Strategic Actions Program in the Amazon River Basin considering climate variability and change (Amazon Basin Project) VideosPhotosPublicationsLaunch of the Amazon Basin SAP Project and of the Atlas of Hydroclimatic Vulnerability...