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Depairtment o Vaupés

Departamento del Vaupés
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Vaupés shown in red
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Coordinates: 1°12′N 70°10′W / 1.200°N 70.167°W / 1.200; -70.167
Kintra Colombie
RegionAmazonía Region
Established4 Julie 1991
 • GovrenorJosé Leónidas Soto (2008-)
 • Total54135 km2 (20,902 sq mi)
Area rank7
 • Total27,124
 • Rank33
 • Density0.50/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-VAU

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

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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.


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  1. Carurú
  2. Mitú
  3. Taraira

Depairtment Corregimientos

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  1. Pacoa
  2. Papunahua
  3. Yavarate

Municipal Corregimientos

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  1. Acaricuara
  2. Villa Fátima

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