Colombia Overview Nations // South America

OVERVIEW The Republic of Colombia is bordered east by Venezuela and Brazil, south by Ecuador and Peru, and northwest by Panama. Colombia's territory also includes a number of island possessions, including Malpelo Island off the Pacific Coast and San Andres, Providencia and several other smaller islands in the Caribbean Sea. Colombia's primary defense concerns are focused on the long-running conflict that has occasionally risen to the level of a civil war. While there have been a...


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