Google.com.co is the URL you enter to access the search engine Google Colombia, written in Spanish [español]. The homepage has search, images, videos, news, translation & Gmail.
Google Colombia is the 2nd most popular site in Colombia, after Facebook, and
about the 230th most popular site, worldwide.
An average of 0.415% of global internet users visit google.com.co,
viewing between 6 and 7 pages per visit,
and staying for around 7 minutes.
Most of these users arrive direct at the site.
Google Colombia (google.com.co)
The audience demographics for google.com.co, as compared to the general internet population, show positive for the 18-34 age group, graduate educated males, and negative for those over 35 with a lesser education background, and females browsing from school.
The negative browsing figures are particularly pronounced for the 45-64, no college, browsing from school, parameters.
(Data from Alexa as of 2012/01/31)
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Google Colombia screenshot
Google Colombia in Spanish
Overview, Office and Jobs
With slow access speeds from networks in Colombia, the fact that google.com.co is slower than average to load may be a negative issue. Otherwise the database is comprehensive, so research is a major use for this search engine. The main areas visitors access are search, translation, news, accounts and books.
Although Google announced late 2010 that they would be opening offices in Bogotá, Colombia in the near future, due to the upturn in security and economy, I have not, as yet, heard that this has been implemented.
No address, at present, available.
The latest jobs at Google Colombia can be found at:
, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a unitary constitutional republic comprising thirty-two departments. The country is located in northwestern South America, bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by ...
Republic of Colombia
Geomorphology and Geography
Colombia is situated in the north-west of the continent of South America, lying between latitude 0º (the equator) and 10º north. It has a coastlines on the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Coastal plains to the west are separated from tropical grasslands to the east, by the Andes. This mountain range splits into three ranges (the Cordilleras) in Colombia, and run north along the west coast, gradually disappearing towards the Caribbean Sea.
Towards the Amazon river basin the vegetation changes to tropical forest.
The climates in Colombia include equatorial and tropical: influenced by altitude.
Bogotá is the capital.
Agriculture, mineral wealth and industry
Very little of the country is under cultivation although much of the soil is fertile.
The range of climates result in an extraordinary wealth and variety of crops: coffee being the most important.
Colombia is rich in minerals and produces about half of the world's emeralds.
It is South America's leading producer of coal.
Oil is gradually coming on tap: gold is mined in the east.
Exports include coffee and sugar, and there is a strong 'black' economy based on exports of illegal drugs.
The US and Colombian governments are spending billions of dollars fighting drug wars in Colombia.
Maybe this money could be better spent paying the farmers a living wage to produce other crops.
Languages of Colombia
Language estimates from Ethnologue http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=CO
The official language of Colombia is Spanish.
It is classified as Latin American Spanish by Google (es-419).
However, there are over 80 living languages spoken, and a further 20 with no known speakers.
- Spanish (~34 m)
- Wayuu (~135k)
- Romani (~80k)
- Páez (~80k)
- Northern Emberá (~50k)
- Guambiano (~24k)
- Guahibo (~23k)
- Awa-Cuaiquer (~20k)
- Emberá-Catío (~15k)
- Athuaco (~15k)
- Islander Creole English (~15k)
If you would like to see it in English then use the following URL:
Translate English to Spanish
Functions Google Colombia
The following functions are available from the top left of Google Colombia home page:
- Búsqueda - Google Colombia web home page
- Imágenes - search for images.
Google Play for Google Colombia
- Notícias (News) – search for Colombian news on any particular subject.
- Gmail - access your account or register for a free account
- Traductor (Translation) - translate from/to 50+ languages
- Libros (Books)
There is also a [más] link for more Google functions: Blogger, Reader, Videos.
Bottom of home page
At the base of the home page there are links to:
- Programas de publicidad - Advertising programs
- Soluciones Empresariales - Business solutions
- Todo acerca de Google - 'About Google'
- Privacidad y condiciones - Privacy and Conditions
How to access Google Colombia
Google.com.co can be accessed in several, as follows:
Type 'http://www.google.com.co/' for Spanish search results.
If you are 'Colombian local' then click the '"Ir a Google Colombia" o "Ir a Google Colombia, en español" link at the bottom of the screen.
Firefox Google Colombia
Viewing just pages from Colombia can be achieved using the Firefox browser (only in the Spanish version). Use the following Firefox URL:
You need not have Firefox as your browser to do this. When the Firefox page has loaded, make sure either the (Search) Buscar: 'páginas escritas en español' button or 'páginas de Colombia' is on, instead of the (Search) 'la web' button.
Latest Colombian News items.
Copy and paste the Colombian news item to translate.google.com for a translation
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