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Parque del Café. Colombia - Photo by M.Peinado - CC-BY

Population 2002 .............................................. 41,008,227
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 6,300
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 255
Unemployment.....................................................................17%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.9
Labor force (%) ....... 3.1
 

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Resources and links about Colombia

Cali, Colombia - Photo by Dan Brooke - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................439,734 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 18
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 74
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 70
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 24
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 8
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 75
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 9

 

Go to Colombia Capital City Bogota City Profile - To Colombia History

Colleges and Universities - Colombia __ A list of schools with direct link contacts for each. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/co.html

Colombia __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/colombia/

Colombia __ "With dramatically beautiful rainforests, mountains and beaches, lovely cities and enchanting people, Colombia should be among the world's most attractive and intoxicating destinations. Unfortunately, the current guerrilla war, combined with ongoing activities of cocaine cartels, has made much of Colombia - dubbed 'Locombia' (the mad country) by the press - off limits to all but the most foolhardy travelers." History, culture, statistics, more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_america/colombia/

Colombia __ A good overview, Columbian history, Columbian government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107419.html

 

Colombia - Atlapedia Online __ Good overview of the country of Colombia covering a wide variety of topics. - From Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/colombo.htm

Colombia - economy Flag, Map, Economy ... __ Colombia Interactive Factbook: Flag, Map, Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications, and much more. - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/colombia_economy.html

Colombia Geography - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate ... __ "Colombia Geography - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." They have everything in the title and a lot more. - illustrated - from photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/colombia/geography/index.html  

Colombia: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blcolombia.htm

colombia map and map of colombia and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Colombia, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/co.htm

Colombia Photos __ You will find several pages of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Colombia. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/South_America/Colombia/

Colombia Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Colombia as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Colombia and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/colombia

Colombia Post __ Keep up with what is happening in and around Colombia. - illustrated - From World News Network - http://www.colombiapost.com/

Colombia Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the Columbia video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/colombia/

Country Profile: Colombia __ A general overview including Colombia history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "The fourth largest and third most populous country in South America, Colombia is endowed with substantial oil reserves and is a major producer of gold, silver, emeralds, platinum and coal." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1212798.stm

Doing Business in Colombia __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=46

Economy of Colombia __ "Colombia is a free market economy with major commercial and investment ties to the United States. Transition from a highly regulated economy has been underway for more than a decade." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Colombia along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Colombia 

Ethnologue report for Colombia __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Colombia - Learn about the war the world forgot. It is still raging. This is a special report on the situation in Colombia. "In Afghanistan and Colombia, America's allies in the war on terror should be its enemies in the war on drugs." A lot of information. - illustrated - From the Guardian - http://www.guardian.co.uk/colombia/0,11502,630521,00.html

 
 
Maps Of Colombia __ You will find a wide variety of Colombia map resources. Select Colombia maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Colombia.html

pictures of Colombia at picturesofplaces.com - colombia pictures ... __ "Colombia pictures including Bogota, Cartagena, Providencia Island, Amazon, Patia River, Popayan, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/CentralSouthAmerica/colombia.html 


 

 

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