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Vaupes, Colombia

Vaupes is one of 33 primary administrative regions in Colombia with a population of approximately 39,279 people.

Facts and figures on Vaupes at a glance

Region name: Vaupes (Departamento del Vaupés)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 39,279 people
Country: Colombia
Continent: South America

The regional headquarters of Vaupes (Departamento del Vaupés) is located in the regional capital Mitu (Mitú) with a population of 5,917 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Vaupes's regional capital Mitu to Colombia's capital Bogota (Bogotá) is approximately 576 km (358 mi).

Facts and figures about Vaupes
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Vaupes Departamento del Vaupés39,279 peopleMitu Mitú5,917 people

Compare with other regions in Colombia.

Map of Vaupes

Map of Vaupes

Information on Vaupes

Information on Vaupes
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Vaupes Departamento del VaupésMitu Mitú6ColombiaSouth America

Time in Vaupes

Time in Vaupes
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 4:58pmNoThu, 21 Oct 2021 - 4:58pmUTC -5.0America/Bogota

Geographic coordinates of Vaupes

Latitude & Longitude of Vaupes
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map0°45'00.0"N (0.7500000°)70°45'00.0"W (-70.7500000°)

Subregions in Vaupes

There are 6 administrative subregions in Vaupes.
Subregions in Vaupes
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Caruru Caruru1.3,242--
Mitu Mitú2.28,382--
Pacoa Pacoa3.4,459--
Papunaua Papunaua4.879--
Taraira Taraira5.1,048--
Yavarate Yavaraté6.1,269--

External sources of information on Vaupes

Vaupes on Wikipedia