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Removals to Colombia

bogota-bull-ringDo you need removals to Colombia? Colombia is situated in the northwest of South America, it is bordered to the northwest by Panama, to the east by Venezuela and Brazil and to the south by Ecuador and Peru. It is a unitary, constitutional republic comprising of thirty-two departments. Colombia is ethnically diverse, with its residents descending from the original native inhabitants, Spanish colonists, Africans, and 20th century immigrants from Europe and the Middle East. This diverse cultural heritage has also been influenced by the country’s varied geography, which has resulted in the development of strong regional identities.

If you are moving to Colombia from the UK, the most likelihood is you will move to one of the three main popular destinations for expats; the capital Bogota, Medellin or Cali. The country is home to an estimated 46.2 million people, and is the third largest country in Latin America. Colombia is a highly urbanized country, with 75% of the nation living in cities. The distribution of where people live in the country are highly uneven, as most areas in the south and eastern parts of Colombia are only very sparsely populated. Spanish is the official language with more than 99.2% Colombians speaking the language, however there are dozens others spoken today such as 65 different Amerindian languages, 2 Creole languages and the Romani language.

bogota-viewThose who plan to move to Colombia should be aware of the differences you may experience in the weather. The climate of Colombia is characterized for being tropical and isothermal as a result of its geographical location near the Equator. Although the climate does differ within five natural regions the tropical rainforest, tropical savannah, steppe, tropical desert and tropical mountain climate, depending on altitude, humidity, wind and rain fall.