Colombia, a country in South America, is one of the seventeen countries of the world which
harbor the majority of the Earth’s species and are, therefore, called extremely biodiverse. There
are six main natural regions in the country, shared with other countries in the area, namely the
Andes mountain range, Pacific coastal region, Caribbean coastal region, the Llanos (plains) and
the Amazon Rainforest. The protected and the National Park areas cover about 11 percent of the
country. About one and a half million tourists visit this country every year. The major attractions
here include historic surroundings some of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, museums,
entertainment facilities, parks, Amazon and Andean regions, the Llanos, the Caribbean and
Pacific coasts, the deserts of La Guajira. Bogota is the capital, the largest city and the largest
international airport besides over thousand others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, metro, inter-city air, trains, small boats,
cruises and tour vehicles.
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is December, January, June, July, rest of the year may be
called the mid season or low season depending on destination.
Weather: Climatological Information Bogota, Colombia, source Institue of Hydrology,
Meteorology and Environment Studies. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the
weather conditions in the same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on
for current conditions. Visit relevant source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Climatological information is based on monthly averages for the 30-year period 1971-
- Precipitation includes both rain and snow.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared
Tour packages: Air fare, hotel, auto rental, sightseeing tours, packages, transfers from and or to
airport, hotel, business, residence back and more.
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