Flag of Colombia 🇨🇴

Flag of Colombia

The Colombian flag 🇨🇴 consists of three horizontal stripes - yellow, red, and blue one, where the yellow one is wider compared to the other stripes. The flag should express the unity of the Colombian population which has experienced many difficulties over time. Yellow color symbolizes Colombian gold, blue the Pacific Ocean bathing the Colombian shores, and the red refers to the blood shed during the struggle for freedom. Other interpretations says that yellow indicates sovereignty, blue nobility, and red bravery. After its discovery, Colombia became a Spanish colony and did not gain independence until the 19th century. The modern history could be characterized by political instability and fight against drugs in the countryside.

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Country Colombia
Capital city Bogotá
Continent South America
Population 47,506,000 (2014)
Total area 1,138,910 km2
Formation 20. 7. 1810
Highest point Pico Cristóbal Colón (5,700 m)
GDP $ 10,671 (IMF, 2012)
Currency colombian peso (COP)
Code CO (COL)
Calling code +57
Internet TLD .co

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