Colombia is a country filled with possibilities. With great accomplishments in terms of security, socioeconomic development, foreign investment, trade agreements and great tourism opportunities, we have become a symbol of talent, hard work and passion.
Colombia Country Brand, also known as Marca País Colombia, is a joint effort between the National Government and the private sector. As the official nation brand strategy, it aims to show the world the determination, passion and dedication we have invested to make out of this country the best place in the world to live.
Colombia Country Brand is fully committed to improve the way we are perceived by the world. Every day, we work to transform the paradigms that exists within the country and the stereotypes that label us abroad, so that we are valued for what we truly are.
HOW CAN I TRANSPORT WITHIN COLOMBIA?
You can use ground or air transportation. You can visit the website of some airlines like Avianca, Lan, Viva Colombia, or discover the terrestrial terminals that are located in different parts of our country.
WHAT IS THE LEVEL OF FOREING INVESTMENT?
Investment levels vary annually in a positive manner due to trade agreements with the countries, business wounds, etc. In the Invest in Colombia website, you can extend this information.
HOW TO EXPORT?
We have a wide portfolio of sectors that might interest you. Visit ProColombia and find out everything you need to export colombian products.
DOES COLOMBIA HAVE SEASONS?
No. Our climate depends on therman floors, which vary according to the position of each of our cities. So when you travel the country, you can find temperatures higher than 30°C or even temperaturas below 0°C.
IS IT SAFE TO TRAVEL THROUGH COLOMBIA?
Of course! Our country has strived to end the security problems it has been presenting for several years. The current peace process and the tourism figures that increase year by year attest to a remarkable improvement.
WHAT COUNTRIES NEED A VISA TO VISIT COLOMBIA?
There are some countries that require a visa to enter Colombia, most of which are Asian and African countries. Get to know them in detail here.
HOW CAN I APPLY FOR COLOMBIAN NATIONALITY?
You must know certain requirements and you must have lived a certain time in Colombia, which may vary according to your country of origin. Visit the Website of the Chancellery and learn about all the requirements.
WHERE CAN I GET INFORMATION ABOUT JOBS, EDUCATION AND/OR RESIDENCE VISAS?
You can approach the Colombian embassy in your country or the consular office. There they will indicate the documents that you need for this procedure and will give you the orientation you are looking for.
If you do not know where these entities are located, the Chancery Website will help you find them.
HOW TO HAVE ACCESS TO MEDICAL PROCEDURES IN COLOMBIA?
Colombian health and medical institutions enjoy worldwide prestige and recognition. If you are interested on having access to their services, get the information you need in our website and find the advice you are looking for you medical tourism trip.
WHAT VACCINES ARE REQUIRED TO TRAVEL THROUGH COLOMBIA?
In the moment someone enters Colombia, no vaccines are required, but depending on the destinations inside the country there may be some recommendations.
WHAT CAN YOU DO IN BOGOTÁ, MEDELLÍN, CALI AND CARTAGENA?
The cultural richness and biodiversity guarantee that the 365 days of the year will be full of parties, fairs and events in any corner of the country.
To know what to do in each of the main cities you can visit the tourism websites of Bogotá, Medellín, Cali and Cartagena.
WHAT LANGUAGES ARE SPOKEN IN COLOMBIA?
The official language in Colombia is Spanish. However, thanks to our ethnic diversity, we also have 65 indigenous languages, two are original from Africa and the Rom Language of the gypsies.
WHICH ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT CITIES IN COLOMBIA?
Each Colombian city has something different to offer. Medellín, Bogotá and Cartagena, for example, are some of the cities that receive the biggest amount of tourists each year.
Visit us and discover the reason why they all stand out in the country, the region and the whole world.
WHAT IS THE COLOMBIA’S GDP?
The GDP of 2015 was 3,1%. Some of the country’s most important economic sectors have positively influenced their annual growth. Know your current status on the DANE Website.
WHAT CURRENCY IS USED IN COLOMBIA?
The Colombian peso or COP. The entity in charge of its control is the Bank of the Republic and in its Website you can find the different currencies and bills that are circulating at the moment.
WHAT ACCESS ROUTES DOES COLOMBIA HAVE? (LAND, SEA AND AIR)
Colombia’s geographical location allows you to reach it through land, sea and air. Our ports, airports and terminals are strategically located for the convenience of those who visit us. Visit www.colombia.travel for more information to plan your trip.