Huila, Colombie

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Depairtment o Huila
Departamento del Huila
Depairtment

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Coat of arms
Anthem: Alma del Huila (Huila's soul)
Huila shown in red
Coordinates: 2°59′55″N 75°18′16″W / 2.99861°N 75.30444°W / 2.99861; -75.30444
Kintra Banner o Colombie Colombie
Region Andes Region
Established 1905
Caipital Neiva
Government
 • Govrenor Luis Jorge Sanchez (Colombian Conservative Pairty)
Area
 • Total 19,890 km2 (7,680 sq mi)
Area rank 26
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 1,006,797
 • Rank 15
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-05
ISO 3166 code CO-HUI
Provinces 4
Municipalities 37
Website www.gobhuila.gov.co

Huila (Spainyie pronunciation: [ˈwila]) is ane o the depairtments o Colombie. It is locatit in the soothwast o the kintra, an its caipital is Neiva.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The sooth o the depairtment is locatit in the Colombie Massif. The Cordillera Oriental is born in this place.

Colombia's seicont heichest peak, the Nevado del Huila volcano, is locatit in Huila depairtment.

The Magdalena River (cried Yuma River) is Colombie's lairgest river, rises in Huila depairtment. Some o Huila's maist important touns are placit in the Magdalena River Valley. Betania is a dam locatit in the Magdalena river. A bigger dam, El Quimbo, is planned for the same river.

Airmit conflict[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2011 Hulia is ane o the regions maist affectit bi the Colombie airmit conflict. It is considered ane o the stranghaulds o the guerrilla muivement Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, ket as FARC-EP an aw.[2][3]

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