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About Colombia

    Where is Colombia?

    Flag of Colombia Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Panama and Venezuela, and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Ecuador and Panama

    Capital: Bogota Coordinates: 4° 35" North, 74° 4" West
    Map of Colombia

    What is the Colombia weather like?

    Tropical along coast and eastern plains; cooler in highlands

    Traveling to Colombia

    Traveling by air

    There are 836 airports in Colombia, 121 of which are paved.

    There are 3 heliports in Colombia.

    Traveling by car

    There are 141,374 Km of highways in Colombia.

    Traveling by water

    There are 24,725 Km of waterways in Colombia.

    The most important ports and harbours are in major seaport(s): Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean) - Cartagena, Santa Marta, Turbo; Pacific Ocean - Buenaventura

    river port(s): Barranquilla (Rio Magdalena)

    oil/gas terminal(s): Covenas offshore terminal

    dry bulk cargo port(s): Puerto Bolivar (coal)

    container port(s) (TEUs): Cartagena (1,853,342).

    Traveling by train

    There are 874 Km of railways in Colombia.