It covers more than 778 million hectares of mainly dense humid tropical forest throughout eight countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela, and an overseas territory: French Guiana.
The suggested area for the Andes-Amazon-Atlantic Corridor covers 265 million hectares and includes the Amazon region of Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Perú, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. A 60% of this area comprises 222 Protected Natural Areas of direct and indirect use and 2003 Indig
The Amazon in Colombia is made up of six departments: Putumayo, Caquetá, Amazonas, Vaupés Guaviare and Guainía. It covers 50.614.451 hectares, equivalent to 44,3% of the Colombian territory and 6% of the Amazon biome.