What Is the Capital of Colombia?

Bogotá is the capital of Colombia. Located in the center of the country in the Andes mountains, the city is more than 8,000 feet above sea level. Bogotá has a population of nearly 8 million, as of 2014.

Many of Bogotá's residents navigate the city through the Ciclovía, which is believed to be the world's largest cycling network. The city hosts the annual Iberoamerican Theater Festival, a major performing arts event. Bogotá also sponsors the annual Rock the Park event, billed as Latin America's largest open-air rock festival. The city boasts a moderate year-round mean temperature that ranges from 54 to 64 degrees Fahrenheit.