Population: 48.65 million (2016)
Official language: Spanish. English has official status in the San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina Islands.
Important ministries: Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture
Official statistics office: Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística – DANE
Trade association: Cámara Colombiana del Libro
Annual book fair: Feria Internacional del Libro de Bogotá held in April/May each year.
VAT on books: Zero rated for both print and ebooks
Fixed book price system: No