Leticia is a city in the Republic
of Colombia, capital of the department of Amazonas, Colombia's southernmost
town (4.09° south 69.57° west) and one of the major ports on the Amazon river.
It has an elevation of 96 meters above sea level and an average temperature of
27 °C (80.6 °F). Leticia has long been Colombia's shipping point for tropical
fishes for the aquarium trade. Leticia has approximately 33,000 inhabitants on
the left bank of the Amazon river, and is located at the point where Colombia, Brazil
and Peru come together in an area called Tres Fronteras