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Magdalena, Colombie

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Depairtment o Magdalena

Departamento del Magdalena
Banner o Depairtment o Magdalena
Coat of airms o Depairtment o Magdalena
Coat airms
Liderazgo, Seguridad y Transparencia
(Spainyie: Leadership, Security an Transparency)
Anthem: Himno del Magdalena
Magdalena shown in red
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
RegionCaribbean Region
Established25 Julie 1824
CaipitalSanta Marta
 • GovrenorFrancisco Infante (Colombie Leeberal Pairty)
 • Total23188 km2 (8,953 sq mi)
Area rank21
 • Total1,136,901
 • Rank14
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-MAG

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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Admeenistrative diveesions

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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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  1. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) frae the original on 29 November 2006. Retrieved 29 November 2006.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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