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Colombia
(6,681 words)

La República de Colombia (The Republic of Colombia)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

50,220,000

Area

1,100,000 sq. km (440,000 sq. mi)

Population density

44/sq. km (110/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.81% (per 1,000: births 14, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

22%

Urban dwellers

81% (1.01% p.a.)

Largest cities

Bogotá 10,978,000; Medellín 4,000,000; Cali 2,782,000; Barranquilla 2,273,000; Bucaramanga 1,331,000; plus 13 over 300,000

Languag…

Cite this page
“Colombia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02COL>
First published online: 2020



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