Bucaramanga

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Bucaramanga
City
Flag of Bucaramanga
Official seal of Bucaramanga
Nickname(s): 
"The Pretty City", "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: Coordinates: 7°8′N 73°0′W / 7.133°N 73.000°W / 7.133; -73.000
CountryColombia
RegionAndean Region
DepartmentSantander
FoundationDecember 22, 1622
Government
 • MayorLuis Francisco Bohorquez (L)
Area
 • City165 km2 (64 sq mi)
Elevation
959 m (3,146 ft)
Population
 • City530,900
 • Density3,200/km2 (8,300/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,212,657
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.