Amazonas, Colombie

depairtment o Colombie in the sooth o the kintra

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 muckle pairt o the depairtment.

Depairtment o Amazonas

Departamento del Amazonas
Banner o Depairtment o Amazonas
Banner
Coat of airms o Depairtment o Amazonas
Coat 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
 • Total109665 km2 (42,342 sq mi)
Area rank1
Population
 (2005)[1]
 • Total56,036
 • Rank30
 • Density0.51/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-AMA
Websitewww.amazonas.gov.co
Local market at the shore of the Amazon River, Department of Amazonas, Colombia

Municipalities an communitiesEdit

  1. El Encanto
  2. La Chorrera
  3. La Pedrera
  4. La Victoria
  5. Leticia
  6. Mirití-Paraná
  7. Puerto Alegría
  8. Puerto Arica
  9. Puerto Nariño
  10. Puerto Santander
  11. Tarapacá
 
Municipalities o Amazonas

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Freemit airtinsEdit

Coordinates: 4°12′N 69°55′W / 4.200°N 69.917°W / 4.200; -69.917