The Coffee Buyer’s Guide to Colombia

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Growing Regions of Colombia

CBGC 1.03 Bolivar

Coffee-growing areas of Bolivar

Harvest: October–February
Elevation: 800–1,800 metres (2,600–5,900 feet) above sea level
Rainfall: 2,000–2,800 millimetres (79–110 inches)
Temperature: 19°C–27°C (66°F–80°F)

Bolivar lies in the north of Colombia. The department extends from Antioquia in the south to the Caribbean coast in the north, where its capital, Cartagena, is located. Most of Bolivar’s terrain is low-lying,