Colombia is locally referred to as Colombia and the model of government it has is Republic.
The capital of Colombia is Bogota and has a population of 7.6 million.
The Colombian flag is consists of three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double-width), blue, and red; the flag retains the three main colors of the banner of Gran Columbia, the short-lived South American republic that broke up in 1830; various interpretations of the colors exist and include: yellow for the gold in Colombia's land, blue for the seas on its shores, and red for the blood spilled in attaining freedom; alternatively, the colors have been described as representing more elemental concepts such as sovereignty and justice (yellow), loyalty and vigilance (blue), and valor and generosity (red); or simply the principles of liberty, equality, and fraternity and is displayed above.
The National symbol of Colombia is Andean condor.
The National anthem of Colombia is ""Himno Nacional de la República de Colombia" ("National Anthem of the Republic of Colombia")" which was composed by Oreste Sindici.