Huila Department

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Department of Huila

Departamento del Huila
Flag of Department of Huila
Flag
Coat of arms of Department of Huila
Coat of arms
Anthem: Alma del Huila (Huila's soul)
Huila shown in red
Huila shown in red
Topography of the department
Topography of the department
Coordinates: 2°59′55″N 75°18′16″W / 2.99861°N 75.30444°W / 2.99861; -75.30444Coordinates: 2°59′55″N 75°18′16″W / 2.99861°N 75.30444°W / 2.99861; -75.30444
Country Colombia
RegionAndean Region
Established1905
CapitalNeiva
Area
 • Total19,890 km2 (7,680 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)[1]
 • Total1,126,314
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-HUI
Provinces4
Municipalities37
Websitewww.gobhuila.gov.co

Huila is a department of Colombia. Its capital is Neiva.[2]

The department is located in the southwest of the country. It has Colombia's third highest peak, the Nevado del Huila volcano. The Magdalena River starts in the Huila.

Administrative divisions[change | change source]

Municipalities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "DANE". Archived from the original on November 13, 2009. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  2. "Generalidades del departamento". Gobernación del Huila. Retrieved 26 April 2013.