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
Coat of arms of North Santander
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
RegionAndes Region
Established25 July 1910
 • Total21,658 km2 (8,362 sq mi)
 • Total1,491,689
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05
ISO 3166 codeCO-NSA

Administrative divisions Edit

Regions and municipalities Edit

municipalities and towns of Norte de Santander Department

Western Edit

Northern Edit

Eastern Edit

South-West Edit

Center Edit

South-East Edit

References Edit

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