More facts about Colombia

More Facts about Colombia

POPULATION

Colombia’s population is mainly distributed along the cordilleras and onto the Caribbean coast and is now in the region of 46 million. This figure is expected to exceed 50 million by 2015. The majority of the population is of mestizo or European descent and the rest are made up of people of African and Amerindian descent.

HEALTH

We strongly recommend that prior to coming to Colombia you consult with the experts at your local travel clinic to ensure that you have all the necessary and correct vaccinations.

CULTURE

Colombia is a country possessing incredibly strong regional identities that have been created by the historical isolation of one area from another and in turn accentuated by waves of varied immigration into the country. This said there’s a feast of regional identities ranging from the Caribbean to the Andean, Llanero, Paisa and Chocoano.