Huila, Colombie

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Depairtment o Huila

Departamento del Huila
Banner o Depairtment o Huila
Coat of airms o Depairtment o Huila
Coat airms
Anthem: Alma del Huila (Huila's soul)
Huila shown in red
Huila shown in red
Coordinates: 2°59′55″N 75°18′16″W / 2.99861°N 75.30444°W / 2.99861; -75.30444
Kintra Colombie
RegionAndes Region
 • GovrenorLuis Jorge Sanchez (Colombian Conservative Pairty)
 • Total19890 km2 (7,680 sq mi)
Area rank26
 • Total1,006,797
 • Rank15
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-HUI

Huila (Spaingie 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]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Population Statistics by DANE
  2. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 11 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 30 Julie 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 21 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 30 Julie 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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