Depairtments o Colombie

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Colombie is an unitary republic formed bi thirty-twa depairtments (Spainyie: departamentos, sing. departamento) an a Caipital Destrict (Distrito Capital). Each depairtment haes a Govrenor (gobernador) an a Depairtment Assembly (Asamblea Departamental), electit bi popular vote for a fower-year period. The govrenor canna be re-electit in consecutive periods. Depairtments are kintra subdiveesions an are grantit a certain degree o autonomy.

Depairtments are formed bi a groupin o municipalities (municipios, sing. municipio). Municipal govrenment is heidit bi mayor (alcalde) an admeenistered bi a Municipal Cooncil (concejo municipal), baith o which are electit for fower-year periods.

The Caipital Destrict is the kintra's caipital, Bogotá. Bogotá is partially dependent on the Cundinamarca Depairtment that surroonds it.

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Each ane o the depairtments o Colombie in the cairt belaw airts tae a correspondin airticle.

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Depairtment Caipital Aurie (km²) Population Date o establishment
* Bogotá, Distrito Capital 1,587 7,117,984 6 August 1538
1 Amazonas Leticia 109,665 80,360 5 October 1991
2 Antioquia Medellín 63,612 5,750,478 1826
3 Arauca Arauca 23,818 282,302 4 Julie 1991
4 Atlántico Barranquilla 3,388 2,365,663 1910
5 Bolívar Cartagena 25,978 2,229,967 15 Juin 1857
6 Boyacá Tunja 23,189 1,411,239 1858
7 Caldas Manizales 7,888 1,170,187 1905
8 Caquetá Florencia 88,965 463,333 1982
9 Casanare Yopal 44,640 325,713 4 Julie 1991
10 Cauca Popayán 29,308 1,363,054 15 Juin 1857
11 Cesar Valledupar 22,905 1,050,303 December 1967
12 Chocó Quibdó 46,530 413,173 3 November 1947
13 Córdoba Montería 25,020 1,392,905 18 Juin 1952
14 Cundinamarca Bogotá 24,210 *9,467,562 15 Juin 1857
15 Guainía Inirida 72,238 43,314 13 Julie 1963
16 Guaviare San José del Guaviare   53,460 133,236 4 Julie 1991
17 Huila Neiva 19,890 994,218 1905
18 La Guajira Riohacha 20,848 524,619 1 Julie 1965
19 Magdalena Santa Marta 23,188 1,403,318 25 Julie 1824
20 Meta Villavicencio 85,635 771,089 1 Julie 1960
21 Nariño Pasto 33,268 1,775,139 6 August 1904
22 Norte de Santander Cúcuta 21,658 1,493,932 25 Julie 1910
23 Putumayo Mocoa 24,885 378,483 1991
24 Quindío Armenia 1,845 613,375 1 Julie 1966
25 Risaralda Pereira 4,140 1,024,362 1 Julie 1966
26 San Andrés an Providencia   San Andrés 52 83,491 4 Julie 1991
27 Santander Bucaramanga 30,537 2,085,084 13 Mey 1857
28 Sucre Sincelejo 10,917 868,648 18 August 1966
29 Tolima Ibagué 23,562 1,312,972 4 August 1886
30 Valle del Cauca Cali 22,140 4,524,678 16 Aprile 1910
31 Vaupés Mitú 54,135 33,152 4 Julie 1991
32 Vichada Puerto Carreño 100,242 97,276 5 Julie 1991
* Estimate includes the kintra's caipital, Bogotá.

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