Valle del Cauca

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Valle del Cauca Department
Departamento del Valle del Cauca
Department
Flag of Valle del Cauca Department
Flag
Coat of arms of Valle del Cauca Department
Coat of arms
Valle del Cauca shown in red
Valle del Cauca shown in red
Coordinates: 3°25′N 76°31′W / 3.417°N 76.517°W / 3.417; -76.517Coordinates: 3°25′N 76°31′W / 3.417°N 76.517°W / 3.417; -76.517
Country Colombia
RegionAndean Region/Pacific Region
Established16 April 1910
CapitalCali
Government
 • GovernorUbeimar Delgado
Area
 • Total22,140 km2 (8,550 sq mi)
Area rank23rd
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total4,520,166
 • Rank3rd
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-VAC
Municipalities42
Websitewww.valledelcauca.gov.co

Valle del Cauca is one of the 32 departments of Colombia. It is located in the southwest of the country, between the Andean Region and Pacific Region. It is named after the valley of the Cauca River. Its capital is Cali.

References[change | change source]

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