Colombia History

Reviewed Resources for Students and Teachers


Country Histories A through C - - Countries D through  J  - - Countries K through N - - Countries O through Z



Afghanistan   - Albania  - Algeria - Andorra - Angola - Argentina - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Bahamas - Bahrain - Bangladesh - Belarus - Belgium - Belize - Benin  - Bermuda  - Bhutan - Bolivia - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Botswana - Brazil - Brunei  - Bulgaria - Burkina Faso - Burundi - Cameroon  - Cambodia - Canada - Cape Verde - Central African Republic  - Chad - Chile - China  - Colombia - Comoros - Congo, Democratic Republic of - Congo, Republic of - Costa Rica - Croatia - Cuba - Cyprus - Czech Republic


To Colombia Social Studies - To Capital Bogota City Profile

Category:History of Colombia __ an index of articles related to Colombian history found in Wikipedia - From wikipedia -

Colombia: History __ "Prior to the Spanish conquest, Colombia was inhabited by Chibcha, sub-Andean, and Caribbean peoples, all of whom lived in organized, agriculturally based communities. After the Spanish conquest, which began in 1525, the area of present-day Colombia formed the nucleus of New Granada..."  A general look at colombia history along with other interesting information about the country. - From -

Colombia History __ You will find a good general overview of Colombia's history along with additional information about Columbia. - From -

Colombian History __ A brief look at Colombian history. - From Aurelia Fuertes Medina -


Colombian History __ A very brief look. - From -

Colombia - History __ "The first Spanish settlement, Santa Marta on the Caribbean coast, dates from 1525. In 1536, Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada and a company of 900 men traveled up the Magdalena River in search of the legendary land of El Dorado."  A general overview of Colombia history. - From -

Colombia's Civil War: History of Conflict __ A lot of information.  Click on the "dates" to learn about important events. - From -

Culture of Colombia - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism ... __ You will find a lot of interesting information along with a good section about history. - From - 

History of Colombia __ "About twelve thousand years ago hunter-gatherer societies existed near present-day Bogotá (at El Abra and Tequendama), and they traded with one another and with cultures living in the Magdalena River valley."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia -

History of Colombia __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of Colombia." - From -

The history of the Republic of Colombia __ You will find individual, click-to-read articles on Colombian history and issues organized by theme. - From Hartford Web Publishing -


Jewish Virtual History Tour: Colombia __ A history of the Jewish people and their association with Colombia. - From -

An Overview of Recent Colombian History __ A very well annotated timeline of Colombian history, English version followed by Spanish version. - From Colombia Human Rights Network -

Political and Economic History of Colombia __ "In contrast to many other Latin American countries Colombia has not been plagued with military takeovers of the government. Colombia has had its share of violence but typically the battles have been between different civilian political factions."  A general overview of the economic and political history of Colombia. - From Thayer Watkins -  

Timeline: Colombia __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events in Colombian history. - illustrated - From BBC -


Custom Search

Top of Page


Privacy Policy for