Valle del Cauca

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Valle del Cauca Department
Departamento del Valle del Cauca
Department

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Valle del Cauca shown in red
Coordinates: 3°25′N 76°31′W / 3.417°N 76.517°W / 3.417; -76.517Coordinates: 3°25′N 76°31′W / 3.417°N 76.517°W / 3.417; -76.517
Country  Colombia
Region Andean Region/Pacific Region
Established 16 April 1910
Capital Cali
Government
 • Governor Ubeimar Delgado
Area
 • Total 22,140 km2 (8,550 sq mi)
Area rank 23rd
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 4,520,166
 • Rank 3rd
 • Density 204.16/km2 (528.78/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-05
ISO 3166 code CO-VAC
Municipalities 42

Valle del Cauca is one of the 32 departments of Colombia. It is located in the southwest of the country, between the Andean Region and Pacific Region. It is named after the valley of the Cauca River. Its capital is Cali.

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