Colombia #545 (1947)

Colombia #545 (1947)

The Republic of Colombia (República de Colombia) is a transcontinental country largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America. Colombia shares a border to the northwest with Panama, to the east with Venezuela and Brazil, to the south with Ecuador and Peru. It shares its maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti. It is a … Continue reading Colombia #545 (1947)

Antioquia #123 (1899)

Antioquia #123 (1899)

The United States of Colombia (Estados Unidos de Colombia in Spanish) was the name adopted in 1861 through the Rionegro Constitution for the Granadine Confederation, following years of civil war. Colombia became a federal state itself composed of nine “sovereign states” comprising the present-day nations of Colombia and Panama and parts of northwestern Brazil.  Until the revolution of 1885, the separate states were sovereign states in … Continue reading Antioquia #123 (1899)