Magdalena, Colombie

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Depairtment o Magdalena
Departamento del Magdalena
Depairtment

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Coat of arms
Motto: Liderazgo, Seguridad y Transparencia
(Spainyie: Leadership, Security an Transparency)
Anthem: Himno del Magdalena
Magdalena shown in red
Coordinates: 11°14′31″N 74°12′19″W / 11.24194°N 74.20528°W / 11.24194; -74.20528
Kintra  Colombie
Region Caribbean Region
Established 25 Julie 1824
Caipital Santa Marta
Government
 • Govrenor Francisco Infante (Colombie Leeberal Pairty)
Area
 • Total 23,188 km2 (8,953 sq mi)
Area rank 21
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 1,136,901
 • Rank 14
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-05
ISO 3166 code CO-MAG
Municipalities 31
Website www.gobmagdalena.gov.co

Magdalena is a depairtment o Colombie, locatit tae the north o the kintra bi the Caribbean Sea. The caipital o the depairtment is Santa Marta an wis namit efter the Magdalena River. It inheritit the name o ane o the oreeginal nine states o the Unitit States o Colombie that its current territory integratit.

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The Depairtment o Magdalena is subdividit intae 30 municipalities an ane destrict. The municipalities are govrened bi a democratically electit municipal mayor an a municipal cooncil. The Touristic, Cultural an Historic Destrict o Santa Marta is admeenistered bi the Municipality o Santa Marta an haes special distinction athin the kintra.

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