What are geographical coordinates on Colombia?
Latitude of Colombia is:4 and Longitude of Colombia is: -72
The country with the 29th largest population in the world, Colombia got its name derived from the name of Christopher Columbus. The total area of 1,141,748 square kilometers makes Colombia 26th largest nation in the world followed by Ethiopia. Located at the geographical coordinates of 4 00 North and 72 00 west, the population that resides in Colombia is 45,925,397.
Colombia shares its boundary with Venezuela and Brazil on the east and Pacific Ocean on the west. Caribbean Sea lies to the north of Colombia while Ecuador and Peru are placed to its south. Andes Mountains dominate the topography of Colombia. A center of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes, often referred to as Ring of Fire, is also surrounded by Andes Mountains. On the coast of the Caribbean Sea along Colombia's border, is the huge mountain called Sierra Nevada.
Climate varies to a great degree as we move from the high altitudes and elevations to the low-lying coastal areas. The coastal area have a hot and humid climate while at higher altitudes, cooler temperature is experienced. Magdalena and Cauca are the two major rivers of Colombia.
The varied weather conditions in Colombia are responsible for diverse vegetation and range of plants and animals found here. The areas of Colombia, which do not have a large population residing there, have an abundance of wildlife.
A country of different cultures and eye catchy landmarks, Colombia makes for an interesting visit.
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