Official Language: Spanish
Population: 49.3 million
Currency: Colombian peso (COP)
Major Industries: Mining (coal, gold, and emeralds), oil, textiles and clothing, agribusiness, beverages, chemicals and petrochemicals, cement, construction, iron and steel products, and metalworking
Colombian borders Venezuela to the east and northeast, Brazil to the southeast, Ecuador and Peru to the south.
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Around 80% of the world’s emeralds come from Colombia. The Colombian emerald is hugely popular because of its deep bright green hue. Notable emeralds from Colombia are the Chalk Emerald, Duke of Devonshire Emerald, and the Gachalá Emerald.
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