Colombia is part of Americas with main city at
Bogotá. Its Developing country with a
population of 49M people. The main currency is Colombian Peso. The languages
spoken are Spanish. the Republic of Colombia is the formal name of Colombia It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~24.67 °C 🌧 ~220.09 mm 👨👩👦👦 49M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record High degree of caution
Colombia will hold regional elections on 27 October 2019. Avoid demonstrations, as they could turn violent (see Safety and security). We haven't changed the level of advice - exercise a high degree of caution overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Reconsider your need to travel to The departments of Antioquia (except Medellín), Arauca, Caquetá, Cauca (except Popayan), Chocó (except its capital Quibdó and the whale-watching towns of Nuqui, Bania Solano and Capurganá), Guainía, Guaviare, Meta, (except Villavicencio and the tourist site of Caño Cristales), Nariño (except Pasto and the border crossing of Ipiales), Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Valle de Cauca (except Cali) and Vichada. Do not travel to Areas within 20 kms of Venezuela and Ecuador, except the Pan American Highway crossing at Ipiales. Do not travel to Cities of Buenaventura and Tumaco.
issued date: October 21, 2019
Colombia uses 110V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish
💱 Currencies Used
Colombia uses the Colombian peso (symbol: $), code COP.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000 and 1000 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 20 pesos.
Automatic teller machines are common in Colombia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Colombia. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.