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Colombia

Key facts

Population: 48.65 million (2016)
Official language: Spanish. English has official status in the San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina Islands.    
Currency: Pesos
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 

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