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The Capital City of BOGOTA has an approximate population of 7.4 Million People … and is located in the center of Colombia, on a high plateau known as the Bogotá savanna, part of the Altiplano Cundiboyacense located in the Eastern Cordillera of the Andes.  Combined with the major metropolitan area, this is a region of over 10.7 million people that constitute the largest and most populous city in Colombia.

In 2007 Bogotá was named World Book Capital by UNESCO.[106] Bogotá is the first Latin American city to receive this recognition and the second one in the Americas after Montreal. It stood out in programs, the library network, and the presence of organizations that, in a coordinated manner, are working to promote books and reading in the city. Several specific initiatives for the World Book Capital program have been undertaken with the commitment of groups, both public and private, engaged in the book sector.

1. The political, economic, administrative, and industrial center of Colombia.
2. The third-highest capital in 
South America and in the world after Quito and La Paz, at an average of 2,640 meters (8,660 ft) above sea level.
3. Home to the largest number of universities and research centers in the country, 
and is an important cultural center, with many theaters, libraries, and museums.
4. Is the largest city in the world at its elevation; there is no urban area that is both higher and more populous than Bogotá.
5. Is the capital of the 
Republic of Colombia, and houses the CongressSupreme Court of Justice, and the center of the executive administration as well as the residence of the President (Casa de Nariño).

Because of its low latitude and high altitude, Bogotá has an average of 12 daylight hours and 11+ ultraviolet radiation year-round.

Bogotá's main airport is El Dorado International Airport, named after the mythical El Dorado, handles the largest cargo volume in Latin America and is third in the number of people, with an approximate area of 6.9 km2 (2.7 sq mi) located west of the city's downtown in the Fontibón Locality.

It is the third most important airport in Latin America after Mexico City International Airport and São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport and it is the most important airport in Colombia. Construction of the airport was ordered by Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (19th President of Colombia) in 1955 to replace the Aeropuerto de Techo.  Due to its central location in Colombia and in Latin America, it is a hub for Colombia's Flagship Carrier AviancaCopa Airlines Colombia, and LATAM Colombia.

*Means of transportation include all the types of transportation in a large city, including taxies, Uber, Lyft, public transportation in the form of busses, and an extensive and comprehensive network of bike paths.

The average temperature is 14.5 °C (58 °F), varying from 6 to 19 °C (43 to 66 °F) on sunny days to 10 to 18 °C (50 to 64 °F) on rainy days.

Dry and rainy seasons alternate throughout the year. The driest months are December, January, July, and August. The warmest month is March, bringing a maximum of 19.7 °C (67.5 °F). The coolest nights occur in January, with an average of 7.6 °C (45.7 °F) in the city; fog is very usual in the early morning, 220 days per year, whilst clear sky sunny full days are quite unusual.

The official highest temperature recorded within the city limits is 30.0 °C (86 °F), and the lowest temperature recorded is −7.1 °C (19 °F), both at the Guaymaral Airport.

The rainiest months are April, May, September, October, and November, in which typical days are mostly overcast, with low clouds and some winds, bringing maximum temperatures of 18 °C (64 °F) and lows of 7 °C (45 °F).