Norte de Santander

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Depairtment o North Santander
Departamento de Norte de Santander
Depairtment
Banner o Depairtment o North Santander
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Coat o airms o Depairtment o North Santander
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Anthem: Himno Oficial del Departamento Norte de Santander
Norte de Santander shown in red
Norte de Santander shown in red
Kintra  Colombie
Region Andean Region
Established 25 Julie 1910
Caipital Cúcuta
Govrenment
 • Govrenor William Villamizar Laguado (Colombie Conservative Pairty)
Area
 • Tot 21,658 km2 (8,362 sq mi)
Aurie rank 24
Population (2005)[1]
 • Tot 1,228,028
 • Rank 12
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-05
ISO 3166 code CO-NSA
Provinces 6
Municipalities 40
Website www.nortedesantander.gov.co/

North Santander (in Spaingie, Norte de Santander) is a depairtment o Colombie. It is in the north o the kintra, borderin Venezuela. Its caipital is Cúcuta, ane o the major ceeties o Colombie.

North Santander Depairtment is bordered bi Venezuela tae the east an north, bi Santander an Boyacá tae the sooth, an bi Santander an Cesar tae the east.[2]

The offeecial depairtment name in Spaingie is "Departamento de Norte de Santander" (North Santander Depairtment) in honor o the Colombie militar an poleetical leader Francisco de Paula Santander. North Santander Depairtment is locatit in the northwastren zone o the Colombie Andean Region.

The aurie o present day Norte de Santander played an important role in the history o Colombie, duringthe War o unthirldom frae Spain when Congress gave oreegin tae the Greater Colombie in Villa del Rosario.

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