Colombia is the north-westernmost country of South America. Through the border with Panama, it is connected to Central America. There are further national borders with Venezuela, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador. Colombia is the only country in South America with access to the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Both coasts are quite long with more than 1400 kilometers. The Atlantic coast is also called the Caribbean coast, because the Caribbean Sea is located here as part of the Atlantic Ocean.
By the way, in Spanish, which is spoken here, Colombia is called Colombia. The country was named after Christopher Columbus.
Five natural spaces
Colombia is a big country. It is more than three times the size of Germany. According to its landscapes, it can be divided into five large natural spaces. You can see this clearly on the map on the right. Brown is the Andes, yellow is the Caribbean lowland, purple is the Pacific lowland, dark green is Amazonia, and light green is Orinocia.
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