Vichada Department

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Vichada Department

Departamento del Vichada
Flag of Vichada Department
Flag
Coat of arms of Vichada Department
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Tierra de hombres para hombres sin tierra
Land of men for men without land[1]
Vichada shown in red
Vichada shown in red
Topography of the department
Topography of the department
Coordinates: 6°11′N 67°28′W / 6.183°N 67.467°W / 6.183; -67.467Coordinates: 6°11′N 67°28′W / 6.183°N 67.467°W / 6.183; -67.467
Country Colombia
RegionOrinoquía Region
EstablishedJuly 5, 1913
CapitalPuerto Carreño
Area
 • Total100,242 km2 (38,704 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)[4]
 • Total68,575
 • Density0.68/km2 (1.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-VID
Municipalities4
Websitewww.gobvichada.gov.co

Vichada Department is a department of Colombia in South America. The capital and largest town is Puerto Carreño.

Vichada borders Venezuela to the north and east.

Municipalities[change | change source]

Political division, municipalities of Vichada
  1. Cumaribo
  2. La Primavera
  3. Puerto Carreño
  4. Santa Rosalía
  5. San Jose de Ocune

References[change | change source]

  1. "Conservación en Situ" (in Spanish). condesan.org. Archived from the original (doc) on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2011-10-26.
  2. "Geografía e Historia: Ubicación, Extencion y Límites". Gobernación del Vichada.
  3. Kline, Harvey F. (2012). "Vichada, Department of". Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. p. 493. ISBN 978-0-8108-7813-6.
  4. "DANE". Archived from the original on November 13, 2009. Retrieved February 13, 2013.