Sucre Department

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Sucre

Departamento de Sucre
Flag of Sucre
Flag
Coat of arms of Sucre
Coat of arms
Sucre shown in red
Sucre shown in red
Topography of the department
Topography of the department
Coordinates: 9°18′N 75°24′W / 9.300°N 75.400°W / 9.300; -75.400Coordinates: 9°18′N 75°24′W / 9.300°N 75.400°W / 9.300; -75.400
Country Colombia
RegionCaribbean Region
EstablishedAugust 18, 1966
CapitalSincelejo
Largest citySincelejo
Government
 • GovernorEdgar Enrique Martinez Romero (2016-2019)
Area
 • Total10,917 km2 (4,215 sq mi)
Area rank27th
Population
 (2013)[1]
 • Total834,927
 • Rank21st
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-SUC
Municipalities26
Websitewww.gobersucre.gov.co

Sucre is a department in the Caribbean Region of Colombia. The capital is Sincelejo.

References[change | change source]

  1. "DANE". Retrieved February 13, 2013.