Geography in Colombia

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Geography in Colombia


The continent: America
  
Iso2:CO
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
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Area in Colombia


Surface area

1 141 749 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 233 (89,70%); 7 place in America 50 (88%)
0,0000876 % (0,0000175 % annual) ↗
min: 1 141 748; max: 1 141 750; max-min: 2 (0,0001752%); mid: 1 141 749;
0 (0%)

Land area

1 109 500 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 230 (89,57%); 7 place in America 50 (88%)

Territorial waters

32 249 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 17 in the world of 153 (89,54%); 5 place in America 29 (86,21%)
0,0031009 % (0,0006202 % annual) ↗
min: 32 249; max: 32 250; max-min: 1 (0,0031008%); mid: 32 250;
-0,500 (-0,0015504%)

Land use in Colombia


Land area

1 109 500 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 230 (89,57%); 7 place in America 50 (88%)

Agricultural land

40,48 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 98 in the world of 208 (53,37%); 13 place in America 42 (71,43%)
5,37 % (1,07 % annual) ↘
min: 36,03; max: 41,16; max-min: 5,14 (12,48%); mid: 38,59;
1,89 (4,66%)
449 134 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 21 in the world of 209 (90,43%); 6 place in America 42 (88,10%)
5,37 % (1,07 % annual) ↘
min: 399 700; max: 456 680; max-min: 56 980 (12,48%); mid: 428 190;
20 944 (4,66%)
0,933 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 47 in the world of 207 (77,78%); 9 place in America 42 (80,95%)
0,821 % (0,164 % annual) ↘
min: 0,926; max: 2,36; max-min: 1,44 (60,85%); mid: 1,65;
-0,712 (-76,27%)

Arable land

1,51 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 181 in the world of 206 (12,62%); 38 place in America 42 (11,90%)
5,24 % (1,05 % annual) ↗
min: 1,42; max: 3,45; max-min: 2,02 (58,73%); mid: 2,43;
-0,925 (-61,23%)
16 684 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 87 in the world of 206 (58,25%); 12 place in America 42 (73,81%)
5,67 % (1,13 % annual) ↗
min: 16 684; max: 37 900; max-min: 21 216 (55,98%); mid: 27 292;
-10 608 (-63,58%)
0,035 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 166 in the world of 206 (19,90%); 31 place in America 42 (28,57%)
10,99 % (2,20 % annual) ↗
min: 0,035; max: 0,215; max-min: 0,180 (83,87%); mid: 0,125;
-0,090 (-260,06%)

Forest area

52,73 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 205 (80%); 13 place in America 43 (72,09%)
0,228 % (0,046 % annual) ↗
min: 52,73; max: 58,06; max-min: 5,33 (9,18%); mid: 55,39;
-2,67 (-5,06%)
585 017 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 12 in the world of 206 (94,66%); 6 place in America 43 (88,37%)
0,228 % (0,046 % annual) ↗
min: 585 017; max: 644 170; max-min: 59 153 (9,18%); mid: 614 594;
-29 576 (-5,06%)
1,21 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 204 (81,86%); 11 place in America 43 (76,74%)
5,27 % (1,05 % annual) ↗
min: 1,21; max: 1,88; max-min: 0,667 (35,46%); mid: 1,55;
-0,333 (-27,48%)

Terrestrial protected areas

23,06 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 55 in the world of 204 (73,53%); 12 place in America 42 (73,81%)
3,94 % (0,788 % annual) ↘
min: 19,54; max: 23,06; max-min: 3,52 (15,26%); mid: 21,30;
1,76 (7,63%)
258 371 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 202 (91,58%); 8 place in America 42 (83,33%)
0,0000483 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 150 in the world of 202 (26,24%); 36 place in America 42 (16,67%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Colombia


Length of land borders

6 672 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 166 (89,16%); 8 place in America 27 (74,07%)

Number of Neighbors

5 [?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 164 (78,66%); 2 place in America 26 (96,15%)

Coastline

3 208 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 191 (81,15%); 9 place in America 47 (82,98%)

Elevation in Colombia


mean elevation

593 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 163 (63,19%); 11 place in America 28 (64,29%)

highest point

5 775 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 232 (92,24%); 8 place in America 50 (86%)

Main parameters in Colombia


Population

48 228 704 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 233 (88,41%); 4 place in America 50 (94%)
4,79 % (0,958 % annual) ↘
min: 16 480 384; max: 48 228 704; max-min: 31 748 320 (65,83%); mid: 32 354 544;
15 874 160 (32,91%)

Surface area

1 141 749 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 233 (89,70%); 7 place in America 50 (88%)
0,0000876 % (0,0000175 % annual) ↗
min: 1 141 748; max: 1 141 750; max-min: 2 (0,0001752%); mid: 1 141 749;
0 (0%)

Population density

43,47 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 166 in the world of 230 (28,26%); 33 place in America 50 (36%)
4,79 % (0,958 % annual) ↘
min: 15,31; max: 43,47; max-min: 28,16 (64,79%); mid: 29,39;
14,08 (32,39%)

Population growth rate

0,911 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 133 in the world of 216 (38,89%); 25 place in America 45 (46,67%)
20,64 % (4,13 % annual) ↗
min: 0,911; max: 3,00; max-min: 2,09 (69,68%); mid: 1,96;
-1,05 (-114,88%)

Surface area

2,37 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 167 in the world of 233 (28,76%); 34 place in America 50 (34%)
5,03 % (1,01 % annual) ↗
min: 2,37; max: 6,93; max-min: 4,57 (65,86%); mid: 4,65;
-2,28 (-96,46%)