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Bogotá*, Bolivar, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Casanare, Cauca, Cesar, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Guainia, Guaviare, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Quindío, Risaralda, San Andres y Providencia, Santander, Sucre, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés, ­Vichada Constitution July 5, 1991; amended many ­times Branches of Government Executive: President and Vice President, elected to office by popular vote for ­four-­year terms (eligible for second term); Legislative: bicameral (two houses) Congress consisting of 102-member Senate and 166-member House of Representatives (members of both serve ­four­year terms); Judicial: four roughly coequal, supreme judicial organs; Supreme Court of Justice (highest court of criminal law), Council of State (highest court of administrative law), Constitutional Court (guards integ-­ rity and supremacy of the constitution; rules on consti-­ tutionality of laws, amendments to the constitution, and international treaties); Superior Judicial Council (admin-­ isters and disciplines the civilian judiciary; resolves juris-­ dictional conflicts arising between other courts)


TV Stations ­ Radio Stations: Phones Internet Users

60 488 (454 AM, 34 FM) (Line) 7,678,800; (cell) 21,850,­000 4.8 ­million

* Source: CIA-The World Factbook (2007)



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