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Climate The climate however varies with the elevation The low regions along the coast and the deep Pata and Magdalena river valleys are torrid with mean annual temperatures of 75 to 80 F From about 1500 to 7500 ft the climate is subtropical and from about 7500 to 10000 ft it is temperate Above about 10000 ft is the cold-climate zone where temperatures range from 0 to 55 F The average January and July temperatures in Bogot are 58 F and 57 F respectively The averages for the same months in Barranquilla are 80 F and 82 F Throughout the year three-month periods of rain and dry weather alternate Along the Pacific coast precipitation is heavy At Bogot the annual rainfall averages about 40 in and in Barranquilla it averages about 32 in Dry weather prevails on the slopes of the Eastern Cordillera Government Colombia has a Republican form of government Colombia has a president who is elected by popular vote He is chosen by any man or woman 18 years or older The president can serve one four year term He appoints a cabinet which has to be approved by congress Congress is composed of a House of Representatives 199 members and a Senate 112 members Land Area The total land area of the country is 440831 sq mi The capital and largest city is Bogota Population Characteristics Religion and Language The population of Colombia 1993 estimate was 34942767 giving the country an overall population density of about 79 per sq mi About 95 percent of the people are Roman Catholics Small Protestant and Jewish minorities exist The official language of Colombia is Spanish The racial makeup of the Colombian population is diversified About half the people are mestizo of mixed Spanish and Native American ancestry about 20 percent are of unmixed European ancestry and about 14 percent are mulatto of mixed black and white ancestry The remaining 8 percent is
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