Colombia - General information
Region region
Capital Bogota
Language Spanish
Currency Colombian Peso
Population 47,425,437
Phone code +57
Cost of living in Colombia
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 113 135
Food 93 160
Transportation 20 90
Communications and utilities 50 56
Clothing 19 73
Sports and leisure 17 56
Total 312 570
Accommodation in Colombia USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 114
Shared room in city centre 136
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 204
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 238
Coordinates of Colombia
Time Zone America/Bogota
GMT -5
DST -5
Latitude 4.000000000
Longitude -73.250000000
Elevation (STRM3) 223 m.

List of largest cities in Colombia

 
Bogota Bogota
Bogota Bogota D.C.
7,674,366
Cali Cali
Cali Valle del Cauca
2,392,877
Medellin Medellin
Medellin Antioquia
1,999,979
Barranquilla Barranquilla
Barranquilla Atlántico
1,380,425
Cartagena Cartagena
Cartagena Bolívar
952,024
Cucuta Cucuta
Cucuta Norte de Santander
721,398

Cost of living and prices in Colombia

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 17 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 3 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 25 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 6 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 15,105 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 35 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 55 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 42 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 75 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 68 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 297 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 255 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 512 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 429 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 71 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 26 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,444 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,193 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 338 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 13.25%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Colombia

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 35 34 34 35 34 35 36 35 35 35 34 35 36
Average high °C 29 28 28 28 28 28 29 28 28 28 29 29 28
Average temperature °C 24 23 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
Average low °C 20 20 20 20 19 20 20 21 21 21 20 21 20
Record low °C 16 15 14 14 12 12 14 13 14 15 14 14 12
Rain Days 5 7 8 4 3 3 4 6 6 4 3 4 58
Fog Days 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 41
Thunderstorms Days 6 7 4 2 1 2 3 4 5 4 4 4 45
Average precipitation Mm. 104 173 133 68 41 48 67 107 125 84 58 73 1081
Relative humidity % 68 71 73 70 67 67 68 69 70 69 67 65 69
Relative humidity morning % 54 54 54 54 53 53 52 53 53 53 53 53 53
Relative humidity evening % 41 43 42 40 36 37 37 39 41 39 38 38 39
Wind speed Km/h 12 10 11 13 14 15 15 13 12 13 13 12 13
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12
Dew point °C 19 19 19 17 18 18 18 19 19 19 18 18 219
Growing degree-day °C 420 425 406 414 411 385 433 421 436 426 433 440 5051
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 19 18 17 17 18 19 20 19 18 19 20 20 19
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