Bucaramanga

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Bucaramanga
City
Bucaramanga 3 Sder Col enr 2022.jpg
Parque Santander, Bucaramanga.jpg
Catedral de la Sagrada Familia Bucaramanga.jpg
Palacio de Justicia de Bucaramanga.jpg
Vista nocturna del Viaducto Provincial.jpg
From top, left to right: Panoramic, Santander Park, Metropolitan Cathedral of the Holy Family, Courthouse and Night view of the Provincial Viaduct
Flag of Bucaramanga
Official seal of Bucaramanga
Nicknames: 
La ciudad bonita (The Pretty City)
La ciudad de los parques (City of Parks)
Motto(s): 
Location of the city and municipality of Bucaramanga in the Santander Department
Location of the city and municipality of Bucaramanga in the Santander Department
Bucaramanga is located in Colombia
Bucaramanga
Bucaramanga
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 7°8′N 73°0′W / 7.133°N 73.000°W / 7.133; -73.000Coordinates: 7°8′N 73°0′W / 7.133°N 73.000°W / 7.133; -73.000
Country Colombia
RegionAndean Region
DepartmentSantander
Foundation22 December 1622
Government
 • MayorJuan Carlos Cárdenas Rey (Movimiento 'Ciudadanos Libres')
Area
 • City165 km2 (64 sq mi)
Elevation
959 m (3,146 ft)
Population
 (2018[2])
 • City581,130
 • Density6,207.44/km2 (16,077.2/sq mi)
 • Urban
570,752
 • Metro
1,141,671[1]
Demonym(s)Bumangués
Time zoneUTC-05 (Eastern Time Zone)
Postal code
680001-680011
Area code(s)57 + 7
WebsiteOfficial website (in Spanish)

Bucaramanga is the capital of Santander Department, Colombia. It has a population of 530,900 people.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Estimaciones de Población 1985 - 2005 y Proyecciones de Población 2005 - 2020 Total Municipal por Área (estimate)". DANE. Archived from the original on 21 February 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  2. "DANE : Información capital" (PDF). Dane.gov.co. Retrieved 29 January 2022.