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Presentation of Colombia : Geography

Country's official name :
Colombia
Capital:
Bogotá D.C. (Capital District)
Population of main metropolitan areas:
Bogota (7,715,800) ; Medellin (2,490,200) ; Cali (2,205,700) ; Barranquilla (1,273,600) ; Cartagena (914,600) ; Soacha (749,000) ; Cúcuta (748,900) ; Soledad (664,100) ; Bucaramanga (597,300) ; Bello (536,400) ; Villavicencio (502,000) ; Ibagué (502,000)
Area:
1,141,750 km²
Type of Climate :
Colombia only has two seasons; summer corresponds to the dry season (December - January and July - August) and winter to the rainy season (April - May and October - November). The climate varies according to region and altitude with a relative stability of temperatures all year round. From the humid tropical climate of Amazonia or the Caribbean, the desert climate of Guajira, to the glacial temperatures of the Paramos (more than 3,000 meters altitude), Colombia offers all variations of climate and temperature, to their very extremes. The average temperature is from 25°C to 35°C in the country. There are 12 hours of daylight a day.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
The summer and winter seasons merge.
Official Language:
Spanish.
Other Languages Spoken:
There are still approximately 60 Amerindian languages in Colombia, as well as Palenquero, which is spoken by the Afro-descendants of the Palenque region.
Business Language(s):
Spanish, English.

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