Colombia’s landscape is incredibly diverse, encompassing the Andes Mountains Range, where most of the urban centres are, as well as plains, two coastal regions (Pacific and Caribbean), and the Amazon Rainforest.  This wide range of habitats makes Colombia the world’s most biodiverse country by square kilometre. Colombia’s cultural heritage is similarly diverse, with it’s people descending from original native inhabitants, Spanish colonists, and African slaves, as well as newer immigrants from Europe and the Middle East.

 Since the 1960s Colombia has been engaged in a low-intensity armed conflict between the Colombian government, paramilitary groups, crime syndicates and left-wing guerrillas. This conflict escalated in the 1990s, but has decreased considerably since the 2000s. Despite this ongoing conflict, Colombia’s economy has grown significantly since the latter part of the 20th century. Colombia is rich in natural resources and its main exports include mineral fuels, oils, precious stones, forest products, and coffee.

 Though there have certainly been huge economic advances in Colombia, there remains significant income disparity between urban and rural populations. According to 2009 figures, poverty affected 46 per cent of the total population, and 64 per cent in rural areas.The importance of agriculture as a source of income has dwindled over the last 50 years in Colombia. Small-scale farmers have been put out of business and instead, most rural households are involved in microenterprises. Women and young people, who have the most limited access to assets and resources, are especially vulnerable to poverty. Afro-Latino communities and indigenous peoples, located mainly in remote rural areas, are among the country's poorest people.



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