Barrancabermeja

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Barrancabermeja
Skyline of Barrancabermeja
Flag of Barrancabermeja
Flag
Coat of arms of Barrancabermeja
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Oil Capital of Colombia
Location of the town and municipality of Barrancabermeja in the Santander Department
Location of the town and municipality of Barrancabermeja in the Santander Department
Country Colombia
DepartmentSantander
FoundedApril 22, 1922
Area
 • Total1,154 km2 (446 sq mi)
Elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total191,704
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Barranqueño (a)
ClimateAf
WebsiteOfficial website (Spanish)

Barrancabermeja is a city in the Santander Department of Colombia. The city was founded in 1922. It is on the shore of the Magdalena River.

It is 114 km west of Bucaramanga.

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