Meta Department

department of Colombia

Meta is a department of Colombia. Its capital is Villavicencio.

Department of Meta

Departamento del Meta
Flag of Department of Meta
Flag
Coat of arms of Department of Meta
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Llano Grande de Colombia y Meta
Anthem: Himno de Meta (Colombia)
Meta shown in red
Meta shown in red
Topography of the department
Topography of the department
Coordinates: 4°9′N 73°38′W / 4.150°N 73.633°W / 4.150; -73.633Coordinates: 4°9′N 73°38′W / 4.150°N 73.633°W / 4.150; -73.633
Country Colombia
RegionOrinoquía Region
EstablishedJuly 1, 1960
CapitalVillavicencio
Area
 • Total85,635 km2 (33,064 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,039,722
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-MET
Provinces4
Municipalities29
Websitewww.meta.gov.co

The Meta River crosses the department.

MunicipalitiesEdit

Ariari Villavicencio Piedemonte Meta River
El Castillo • El Dorado • Fuente de Oro • Granada • La Uribe • Lejanías • Mapiripán • Mesetas • Puerto Concordia • Puerto Lleras • Puerto Rico • San Juan de Arama • Vista Hermosa
Villavicencio
Acacías • Barranca de Upía • Castilla la Nueva • Cubarral • Cumaral • El Calvario • Guamal • Restrepo • San Carlos de Guaroa • San Juanito • San Martín
Cabuyaro • La Macarena • Puerto Gaitán • Puerto López

ReferencesEdit

  1. "DANE". Archived from the original on November 13, 2009. Retrieved February 13, 2013.