Norte de Santander Department

department of Colombia

Norte de Santander is a department of Colombia. Its capital is Cúcuta. It is in the north of the country, bordering Venezuela. It is named in honor of Colombian military and political leader Francisco de Paula Santander.

North Santander

Norte de Santander
Flag of North Santander
Flag
Coat of arms of North Santander
Coat of arms
Anthem: Himno Oficial del Departamento Norte de Santander
Norte de Santander shown in red
Norte de Santander shown in red
Topography of the department
Topography of the department
Coordinates: 7°54′N 72°30′W / 7.900°N 72.500°W / 7.900; -72.500Coordinates: 7°54′N 72°30′W / 7.900°N 72.500°W / 7.900; -72.500
CountryColombia
RegionAndes Region
Established25 July 1910
CapitalCúcuta
Area
 • Total21,658 km2 (8,362 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,491,689
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-NSA
Provinces6
Municipalities40
Websitewww.nortedesantander.gov.co/

Administrative divisionsEdit

Regions and municipalitiesEdit

 
municipalities and towns of Norte de Santander Department

WesternEdit

NorthernEdit

EasternEdit

South-WestEdit

CenterEdit

South-EastEdit

ReferencesEdit

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