Barranquilla

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Barranquilla
Municipality and city
Flag of Barranquilla
Flag
Official seal of Barranquilla
Seal
Atlántico Department.
Atlántico Department.
Country Colombia
RegionCaribbean
DepartmentAtlántico
EstablishedApril 7, 1813
Government
 • MayorElsa Noguera
(Cambio Radical)[1]
Area
 • Municipality and city166 km2 (64 sq mi)
Elevation18 m (59 ft)
Population (2005)[2]
 • Municipality and city1,148,506 Ranked 4th
 • Metro2,162,143
Demonym(s)Barranquillero
Time zoneUTC-5
Postal code080020
Area code(s)57 + 5
HDI (2006)0.821 – high
WebsiteOfficial website (Spanish)

Barranquilla (Spanish pronunciation: [baraŋˈkiʝa]) is a city and municipality in northern Colombia. It is the capital of the Atlántico Department. With a population of 1,885,500 (2011), it is Colombia's fourth largest city after Bogotá, Medellín and Cali.

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