Nariño Department

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Department of Nariño

Departamento del Nariño
Flag of Department of Nariño
Flag
Coat of arms of Department of Nariño
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Desde el mar hasta el Galeras
(Spanish: From the sea to the Galeras)
Anthem: Himno del Departamento de Nariño
Nariño shown in red
Nariño shown in red
Topography of the department
Topography of the department
Coordinates: 01°10′N 77°16′W / 1.167°N 77.267°W / 1.167; -77.267Coordinates: 01°10′N 77°16′W / 1.167°N 77.267°W / 1.167; -77.267
Country Colombia
RegionPacific Region/Andes Region
EstablishedAugust 6, 1904
CapitalPasto
Area
 • Total33,268 km2 (12,845 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)[1]
 • Total1,701,840
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-NAR
Provinces3
Municipalities62
Website[Gobernación http://xn--nario-rta.gov.co/inicio/]

Nariño is a department of Colombia. Its capital is Pasto. It is in the west of the country, bordering Ecuador and the Pacific Ocean. The department is named after independence leader Antonio Nariño.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "DANE". Archived from the original on November 13, 2009. Retrieved February 13, 2013.