Colombia is the only country in South America that thouches a country outside of the continent. It touches Panamá.
The capital of Colombia is Bogotá.
Colombia is named after Christopher Columbus.
Colombia is the world's leading source of emeralds.
Colombia has the most species of butterflies, orchids, and amphibians of any other nation in the world.
Colombia is one of the leading exporters of flowers in the world.
Other Interesting Facts
Colombia is the only countlry in South America that touches two oceans (Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean).
Colombia touches Panamá in Central America.
The Andes Mountains pass through Colombia.
Shakira is from Colombia. Shakira is a famous singer and performer.
Famous artist, Fernando Botero, well know for obese figures in his artwork is from Colombia.
Colombia is famous for their café (coffee).
10% of the Amazon Rainforest is in Colombia.
Colombia is one of the 17 megadiverse countries in the world. It has 9,153 endemic species.