República de la Gran Colombia (Republic of the Great Colombia)
Capital Caracas (14,007,143 inh)
Largest City Caracas (14,007,143 inh)
Official language Spanish
Government Type Federal Republic
National Motto Todos Unidos en Libertad
Population 94,447,000
GDP PPP 2007 $1,786 trillion (10th)
GDP Nominal $1,456 trillion (10th)
HDI rank 21th
HDI category high
Area 2,105,000 km2
President Esteban Carstens Carstens
Establishment 1825
Administrative Divisions 32 States
Currency Colombian Peso $
Religions Christianity
Armed Forces 300,000,000 men

Caracas aerial view

Great Colombia, officially the Republic of Great Colombia, is a country on the northern coast of South America.

The country comprises a continental mainland and numerous islands located off the Colombian coastline in the Caribbean Sea. G. Colombia possesses borders with Brazil and Amazonia Republic to the south, and the Incan Empire to the west. Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, St. Lucia, Barbados, Curaçao, Bonaire, Aruba, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Leeward Antilles lie just north, off the Colombian coast. Its size is 2,106,445 km² with an estimated population of 28,200,000. Its capital is Caracas. Falling within the tropics, Great Colombia sits close to the equator, in the Northern Hemisphere.

A former Spanish colony, which has been an independent republic since 1825. In the WW-II it fought against axis forces, and it was invaded by the Incan Empire. Today, the Republic of Great Colombia is known widely for its petroleum industry, the environmental diversity of its territory, and its natural features. Great Colombia is considered to be among the world's 17 most bio-diverse countries.

Great Colombia is among the most urbanized countries in Latin America (only after the Aztec Empire); the vast majority of Colombians live in the cities of the north, especially in the capital Caracas which is also the largest city. Other major cities include Maracaibo, Valencia and Maracay. Great Colombia is also home to a diversity of wildlife in a variety of protected habitats.

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