Antioquia Department

Coordinates: 6°13′N 75°34′W / 6.217°N 75.567°W / 6.217; -75.567
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Department of Antioquia
Departamento de Antioquia
Flag of Department of Antioquia
Coat of arms of Department of Antioquia
Liberty and Valour
(Spanish: Libertad y Valor)
Anthem: Himno de Antioquia
Antioquia shown in red
Antioquia shown in red
Coordinates: 6°13′N 75°34′W / 6.217°N 75.567°W / 6.217; -75.567
Country Colombia
RegionAndean Region
 • GovernorSergio Fajardo (Colombian Green Party)
 • Total63,612 km2 (24,561 sq mi)
 • Rank6th
 • Total6,299,886
 • Rank2nd
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Antioqueño, -a
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-ANT

The Department of Antioquia is one of the 32 departments of Colombia. It is located in the central northwestern part of Colombia with a narrow section that borders the Caribbean Sea. The capital is Medellín.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Government of Antioquia". Gobernación de Antioquia, República de Colombia. Archived from the original on 16 November 2011.
  2. Kline, Harvey F. (2012). "Antioquia, Department of". Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-8108-7813-6.
  3. "DANE". Archived from the original on 13 November 2009. Retrieved 13 February 2013.