Miraflores, Guaviare

Miraflores is a toun an municipality in the Depairtment o Guaviare, Colombie. The municipality wis creatit on February 8, 1990. On August 1998 a Colombie Naitional Polis Base wis owerran bi the FARC guerrillas an later rebuilt an reoccupee'd on Februar 2004.[1] The population o Guaviare in 1993 wis approximately 14,381.[2]

Miraflores, Guaviare
Municipality an toun
Location o the municipality an toun o Miraflores in Guaviare, Colombie.
Location o the municipality an toun o Miraflores in Guaviare, Colombie.
Kintra Colombie
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombie Staundart Time)


Miraflores is locatit at N 01°22'14 - W 71°57'41 an 180 meters ower sea level, approximately 150 km frae the caipital o the Depairtment o Guaviare, San José del Guaviare near the Itilla an Unilla Rivers. The territory is flat or slichtly undulatit an covered bi jungle, typical of the Amazon basin. Climate is calid an heichlie humid, maintainin an average temperatur throuoot the year o 28°C. The municipality is surroondit bi the Vaups River as well as numerous ither currents.[3]


Miraflores wis foondit bi a group o colonizers durin the 20t Century. It became a municipality o Colombie in 1990 whan the then Comisaria o Guaviare became the Depairtment o Guaviare.[4]


The legal economy in the region is maistly based on loggin an agricultur, an tae a minor scale airtisan fishin. Due tae the presence o the Revolutionar Airmit Forces o Colombie (FARC) guerrilla an ither groups involvit in the illegal drog trade business, the economy in Miraflores wis ruled bi coca. The coca paste is sometimes uised as currency, substitutin the local Colombie peso or the US dollar.[5]


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