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Colombia

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Colombia is the fourth largest economy in Latin America
Colombia is the third largest oil producer in South America and at the end of 2012 it was estimated Colombia was producing a million barrels a day.

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Border Nations

Cities
  • Bogota (7,363,494)
  • Santiago de Cali (2,498,074)
  • Medellin (2,042,093)
  • Barranquilla (1,429,031)
  • Cartagena (1,001,044)
  • Cucuta (760,336)
  • Bucaramanga (591,077)

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Government
  • Legislature (congress)
  • Judiciary (supreme court)
  • Executive (president)
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History
  • Spanish arrive (1499)
  • Declaration of independence from Spain (1810)
  • Recognized independence from Spain (1819)
  • Collapse with secession of Venezuela and Ecuador (1830)
  • Colombian Constituion (1886)
  • Thousand Days War (1899 - 1902)
  • Civil War "La Violencia" (1948 - 1958)
  • Power-sharing agrreement "National Front" (1958)
  • FARC founded (1964)
  • End of National Front, start of multi-party system (1974)
  • Uribe Accords, Peace Negotiations with FARC (1982 - 1986)
  • Cali Cartel financed election campaign for Colombian President Ernesto Samper Pizano (1994)

Influential People
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Language
  • Spanish
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News
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Organizations
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Religion
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Reports
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States (and State Capitals)
Note: The capitals of Santander and Tolima have changed several times
  • Antioquia (Medellín)
  • Bolívar (Cartagena de Indias)
  • Boyacá (Tunja)
  • Cauca (Popayán)
  • Cundinamarca (Bogotá)
  • Magdalena (Santa Marta)
  • Panamá (Panamá)
  • Santander Pamplona (Bucaramanga, El Socorro)
  • Tolima (Purificación, Neiva, Natagaima, Guamo, Ibagué)

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Treaties
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