Colombia (colombia)

Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A nearly five-decade long conflict between government forces and anti-government insurgent groups, principally the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) heavily funded by the drug trade, escalated during the 1990s. More than 31,000 former paramilitaries had demobilized by the end of 2006 and the United Self Defence Forces of Colombia as a formal organization had ceased to function. In the wake of the paramilitary demobilization, emerging criminal groups arose, whose members include some former paramilitaries. The insurgents lack the military or popular support necessary to overthrow the government, but continue attacks against civilians. Large areas of the countryside are under guerrilla influence or are contested by security forces. In November 2012, the Colombian Government started formal peace negotiations with the FARC aimed at reaching a definitive bilateral ceasefire and incorporating demobilized FARC members into mainstream society and politics. The Colombian Government has stepped up efforts to reassert government control throughout the country, and now has a presence in every one of its administrative departments. Despite decades of internal conflict and drug related security challenges, Colombia maintains relatively strong democratic institutions characterized by peaceful, transparent elections and the protection of civil liberties.

Details
Formation Date 1600
Territory 1109500.00 (Sq. Km)
Military Personel 440224
Military Expenditure 24,297,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP))
Population 48321405
Conflict Name Initiation Year Termination Year Total Killed Total Casuality
Peasant Uprising in Colombia 1996 1996 1996 unknown unknown
The Drug War in Colombia 1978-Present 1978 ongoing unknown unknown
Cost of Living Strike in Colombia 1977 1977 1977 unknown unknown
M-19 Terrorism in Colombia 1972-1991 1972 1991 unknown unknown
FARC Insurgency in Colombia 1968-Present 1968 ongoing unknown unknown
ELN Insurgency in Colombia 1966-Present 1966 ongoing unknown unknown
Military Coup in Colombia 1953 1953 1953 unknown unknown
The "Bogotazo" in Colombia 1948 1948 1948 unknown unknown
The "Violencia" in Colombia 1948-1958 1948 1958 unknown unknown
World War II 1939-1945 1939 1945 73000000 unknown
Leticia War 1932-1933 1932 1933 unknown unknown
Colombian-Peruvian Border Dispute 1922 1922 1922 unknown unknown
Colombian-Peruvian Border Dispute 1911 1911 1911 unknown unknown
Panamanian Secession from Colombia 1903 1903 1903 10000 unknown
War Faction Revolt in Colombia 1895 1895 1895 unknown unknown
War Faction Revolt in Colombia 1893 1893 1893 unknown unknown
Santander Rebellion in Colombia 1884-1885 1884 1885 unknown unknown
Conservative Rebellion in Colombia 1876 1876 1876 unknown unknown
Liberal Coup in Colombia 1867 1867 1867 unknown unknown
Colombian Civil War 1860-1862 1860 1862 19000 unknown
Colombian Civil War 1840 1840 1840 unknown unknown
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Establishment Date Territory Area
2013 1109500.00
2012 1109500.00
2011 1109500.00
2010 1109500.00
2009 1109500.00
2008 1109500.00
2007 1109500.00
2006 1109500.00
2005 1109500.00
2004 1109500.00
2003 1109500.00
2002 1109500.00
2001 1109500.00
2000 1109500.00
1999 1109500.00
1998 1109500.00
1997 1109500.00
1996 1109500.00
1995 1109500.00
1994 1109500.00
1993 1109500.00
1992 1109500.00
1991 1109500.00
1990 1109500.00
1989 1109500.00
1988 1109500.00
1987 1109500.00
1986 1109500.00
1985 1109500.00
1984 1109500.00
1983 1109500.00
1982 1109500.00
1981 1109500.00
1980 1109500.00
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Date Military Personnel
2012 440224
2011 440224
2010 441828
2009 441828
2008 411000
2007 411000
2006 398000
2005 336000
2004 336000
2003 304600
2002 262600
2001 262600
2000 247000
1999 231000
1998 233300
1997 233300
1996 233300
1995 233400
1994 146000
1993 139000
1992 139000
1991 110000
1990 110000
1989 91000
1985 66200
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Date Expenditure Exchange Rate Us Doller Equivalence
2013 24,297,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1868.79 13001460838.3
2012 21,035,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1796.9 11706271912.74
2011 19,048,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1848.14 10306578505.96
2010 19,787,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1898.57 10422054493.65
2009 19,496,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2158.26 9033202672.52
2008 17,810,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1967.71 9051130501.95
2007 14,082,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2078.29 6775762766.51
2006 12,577,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2361.14 5326664238.46
2005 11,405,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2320.83 4914190181.96
2004 10,664,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2628.61 4056896991.19
2003 9,434,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2877.65 3278369502.89
2002 8,383,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2504.24 3347522601.67
2001 7,507,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2299.63 3264438192.23
2000 6,322,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 2087.9 3027922793.24
1999 5,703,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1756.23 3247296766.37
1998 4,834,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1426.04 3389806737.54
1997 3,410,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1140.96 2988711260.69
1996 4,477,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 1036.69 4318552315.54
1995 2,391,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 912.83 2619326709.24
1994 1,694,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 844.84 2005113394.25
1993 1,320,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 863.06 1529441753.76
1992 837,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 759.28 1102360130.65
1991 577,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 633.05 911460390.17
1990 447,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 502.26 889977302.59
1989 261,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 382.57 682228088.98
1988 252,000,000,000 (Colombian Pesos (COP)) 299.17 842330447.57
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Date Population
2013 48321405
2012 47704427
2011 47078792
2010 46444798
2009 45802561
2008 45153037
2007 44498390
2006 43841370
2005 43184026
2004 42527623
2003 41872051
2002 41216304
2001 40558648
2000 39897984
1999 39234115
1998 38568056
1997 37901358
1996 37236124
1995 36573895
1994 35915434
1993 35260456
1992 34608171
1991 33957286
1990 33306941
1989 32657292
1988 32009024
1987 31362479
1986 30718127
1985 30076525
1984 29438030
1983 28803276
1982 28173493
1981 27550172
1980 26934591
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