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Bogotá is the capital of Colombia, it has an area of 1,587 Km2. At an average of 2,640 meters above sea level, Bogotá is located in the center of Colombia, in the natural region known as the Bogotá savanna, which is part of the Altiplano Cundiboyacense located in the Eastern Cordillera of the Andes. Bogotá is the main market of Colombia and the Andean natural region, and the leading destination for new projects of foreign direct investment coming into Latin America and Colombia. It has the highest nominal GDP in the country, contributing most to the national total (24.7%), and it is the seventh largest city by size of GDP in Latin America, likewise, it is the largest business platform of Colombia where most high-impact ventures occur. Bogotá is the political, economic, administrative, industrial, artistic, cultural, sports and tourism epicenter of the country, it is the city of Colombia with the largest number of universities and research centers, and has an important cultural offer, which is represented in many museums, theaters and libraries. The city is ranked 52 in the Global Cities Index 2014, and is considered a global city type "Beta" by GaWC.