Colombia is a country located in the northwestern corner of South America. It is bordered by Panama to the north, Venezuela to the east, Brazil to the south, and Ecuador and Peru to the west. Colombia is the world's second most populous Spanish-speaking country after Mexico. Colombia is a middle-income country known for its production of coffee and tobacco.
There are many reasons to visit Colombia, from its vibrant cities to its stunning natural scenery with rainforests, deserts, and mountains. Visitors can experience the vibrant city life of Bogotá, the colonial charm of Cartagena, or the natural beauty of the Amazon rainforest. Colombia is a great place to enjoy the outdoors, with activities such as hiking, biking, and bird watching where if you are lucky you get to see the Andean condor, which is the world’s largest flying bird. The country is home to a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Los Katíos National Park and the San Agustín Archaeological Park.
Colombia allows you to experience a variety of different cultures. The country is home to a number of indigenous groups, as well as Afro-Colombians and people of European descent.
The cuisine of Colombia is a blend of indigenous, European, and African influences. Common dishes include hearty stews called ajiaco, arepas (corn cakes), empanadas (fried pastries), and sancocho (a soup made with chicken, beef, or pork). Colombia is also home to a variety of fruits and vegetables, including plantains, yuca, and avocados.