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Amazonas is a depairtment o Colombie in the sooth o the kintra. Its caipital is Leticia. Its name comes frae the Amazon River that drains hintle in the depairtment an the rainforest that covers a lairge pairt o the depairtment.

Depairtment o Amazonas

Departamento del Amazonas
Banner o Depairtment o Amazonas
Banner
Coat o airms o Depairtment o Amazonas
Coat o airms
Motto(s): 
Entre todos podemos
(Spainyie: Aw o us, can)
Anthem: Himno del Amazonas
Amazonas shown in red
Amazonas shown in red
Kintra Colombie
RegionAmazonía Region
Established5 October 1991
CaipitalLeticia
Govrenment
 • GovrenorFelix Francisco Acosta Soto (Partido Convergencia Ciudadana)
Area
 • Total109,665 km2 (42,342 sq mi)
Aurie rank1
Population
 (2005)[1]
 • Tot56,036
 • Rank30
 • Density0.51/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-AMA
Wabsteidwww.amazonas.gov.co
Local market at the shore of the Amazon River, Department of Amazonas, Colombia

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