is the capital and largest city of Colombia administered as the Capital District. It is the third-highest capital in South America (after La Paz and Quito), at an average of 2,640 metres (8,660 ft) above sea level. Subdivided into 20 localities, Bogotá has an area of 1,587 square kilometres (613 square miles) and a relatively fresh climate that is constant over the year.
on the northern coast is the fifth-largest city in Colombia. Economic activities include maritime and petrochemicals industry, as well as tourism. In 1984 Cartagena's colonial walled city and fortress were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
is a Colombian coral island in the Caribbean Sea. Historically tied to England, and politically part of Colombia, San Andrés and the nearby islands of Providencia and Santa Catalina form the department of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina. San Andrés, in the southern group of islands, is the largest of the department. The official languages of the department are Creole, Spanish, and English.