Vaupés

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Depairtment o Vaupés
Departamento del Vaupés
Depairtment

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Vaupés shown in red
Coordinates: 1°12′N 70°10′W / 1.200°N 70.167°W / 1.200; -70.167
Kintra  Colombie
Region Amazonía Region
Established 4 Julie 1991
Caipital Mitú
Government
 • Govrenor José Leónidas Soto (2008-)
Area
 • Total 54,135 km2 (20,902 sq mi)
Area rank 7
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 27,124
 • Rank 33
 • Density 0.50/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-05
ISO 3166 code CO-VAU
Municipalities 6
Website www.vaupes.gov.co

Vaupés is a department o Colombie in the jungle covered Amazonas Region. It is locatit in the sootheast pairt o the kintra, borderin Brazil tae the east, the depairtment o Amazonas tae the sooth, Caquetá an Guaviare, an Guainía tae the north coverin a total aurie o 54,135 km². Its caipital is the toun o Mitú.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Acause o its sma population an vast extension o land, Vaupés anerlie haes 3 municipalities. Ither sections o the depairtment wur classifeed as an especial type o corregimiento, which haes certain hybrid functions frae a municipality an corregimiento.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Carurú
  2. Mitú
  3. Taraira

Depairtment Corregimientos[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Pacoa
  2. Papunahua
  3. Yavarate

Municipal Corregimientos[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Acaricuara
  2. Villa Fátima

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