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Country Colombia


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Region Northern South America
Area (sq km) 1,138,910
Border Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
Population 46,736,728
Nationality Colombian(s)
Ethnicity mestizo 58%, white 20%, mulatto 14%, black 4%, mixed black-Amerindian 3%, Amerindian 1%
Religion Roman Catholic 90%, other 10%`
Language Spanish
Literacy 90%
Government Republic
Capital Bogota
Leader President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon (since Aug. 7, 2010); Vice President German Vargas Lleras (since Aug. 7, 2014)
Currency Colombian peso (COP)
Independence Day July 20, 1810 (from Spain)
National Holiday Independence Day (July 20, 1810)
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