Colombia

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Colombia

Official name:Republic of Colombia
Capital:Bogota
Area:total: 1,138,910 sq km
land: 1,038,700 sq km
note: includes Isla de Malpelo, Roncador Cay, Serrana Bank, and Serranilla Bank
water: 100,210 sq km
Climate:tropical along coast and eastern plains; cooler in highlands
Location:Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Panama and Venezuela, and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Ecuador and Panama
Geographic coordinates:4 00 N, 72 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly less than three times the size of Montana
Land boundaries:total: 6,004 km
border countries: Brazil 1,643 km, Ecuador 590 km, Panama 225 km, Peru 1,496 km (est.), Venezuela 2,050 km
Coastline:3,208 km (Caribbean Sea 1,760 km, North Pacific Ocean 1,448 km)
Terrain:flat coastal lowlands, central highlands, high Andes Mountains, eastern lowland plains
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: Pico Cristobal Colon 5,775 m
note: nearby Pico Simon Bolivar also has the same elevation

Map of Colombia

Map of Colombia

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