List of wars involving Colombia

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This is a list of wars involving independent Colombia from 1820 to the present day.

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Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Results
Venezuelan War of Independence
(1811–1823)
New Granada
Venezuela
Flag of Haiti (1814-1820).svg Haiti
 Gran Colombia
Spain Kingdom of Spain Victory
Gran Colombia-Peru War
(1828–1829)
 Republic of Colombia  Republic of Peru Stalemate
War of the Supremes
(1839–1841)
 Colombia
Colombian Civil War (1860–1862) between the government and Liberal rebels Colombia
Ecuadorian–Colombian War
(1863)
Colombia Colombia  Ecuador Victory
  • Ecuadorian capitulation/retreat (disputed).
Colombian Civil War of 1876  Colombia
Thousand Days War
(civil war, 1899–1902)
Conservative party logo.svg Colombian Conservative Party Colombian Liberal Party
Colombia-Peru War
(1932–1933)
Colombia Colombia Peru Peru Victory
World War II
(1939–1945)
 Soviet Union
 United States
 British Empire

 France
 Poland
 Yugoslavia
 Greece
 Denmark
 Norway
 Netherlands
 Belgium
 Luxembourg
 Czechoslovakia
 Brazil
 Colombia

 Germany
 Italy
 Hungary
 Romania
Victory
La Violencia
(civil war, 1948–1958)
 Colombia
Korean War
(1950–1953)
 South Korea
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
 Turkey
 Australia
Ethiopian Empire Ethiopia
 Philippines
 New Zealand
 Thailand
Hellenic Kingdom Flag 1935.svg Greece
 France
 Colombia
 Belgium
 South Africa
 Netherlands
 North Korea
 China
Ceasefire
Colombian Conflict (1964–present)  Colombia

FARC
ELN
EPL
IRAFP

Ongoing
Operation Traíra
(1991)
 Brazil
 Colombia
Flag of the FARC-EP.svg FARC Victory
  • Successful operation against FARC.
Mexican Drug War
(2006–present)
 Mexico
 Colombia
 United States
Mexican Drug Cartels
Ongoing
  • Training of Mexican policemen as well as soldiers and court officers
  • Intelligence
  • Assist Mexican authorities in tracking and capturing Joaquín Guzmán
Operation Atalanta
(2015)
 European Union
 Colombia
Pirates End of tour
Operation Ocean Shield
(2015)
 NATO
 Colombia
 Japan
Pirates End of tour