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Santander, Colombia

Santander is one of 33 primary administrative regions in Colombia with a population of approximately 1,957,789 people.

Facts and figures on Santander at a glance

Region name: Santander (Departamento de Santander)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,957,789 people
Country: Colombia
Continent: South America

The regional headquarters of Santander (Departamento de Santander) is located in the regional capital Bucaramanga (Bucaramanga) with a population of 571,820 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Santander's regional capital Bucaramanga to Colombia's capital Bogota (Bogotá) is approximately 298 km (185 mi).

Facts and figures about Santander
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Santander Departamento de Santander1,957,789 peopleBucaramanga Bucaramanga571,820 people

Compare with other regions in Colombia.

Map of Santander

Map of Santander

Information on Santander

Information on Santander
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Santander Departamento de SantanderBucaramanga Bucaramanga87ColombiaSouth America

Time in Santander

Time in Santander
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 3:02pmNoThu, 21 Oct 2021 - 3:02pmUTC -5.0America/Bogota

Geographic coordinates of Santander

Latitude & Longitude of Santander
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map6°49'60.0"N (6.8333300°)73°25'00.0"W (-73.4166700°)

Subregions in Santander

There are 87 administrative subregions in Santander.
Subregions in Santander
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Aguada Aguada1.2,117--
Albania Albania2.4,473--
Aratoca Aratoca3.8,395--
Barbosa Barbosa4.26,046--
Barichara Barichara5.7,651--
Barrancabermeja Barrancabermeja6.190,058--
Betulia Betulia7.5,350--
Bolivar Bolívar8.13,996--
Bucaramanga Bucaramanga9.516,512--
Cabrera Cabrera10.1,924--
California California11.1,793--
Capitanejo Capitanejo12.6,152--
Carcasi Carcasí13.5,200--
Cepita Cepitá14.2,022--
Cerrito Cerrito15.6,319--
Charala Charalá16.11,422--
Charta Charta17.3,142--
Chima Chima18.3,338--
Chipata Chipatá19.5,151--
Cimitarra Cimitarra20.34,293--
Concepcion Concepción21.5,908--
Confines Confines22.2,753--
Contratacion Contratación23.4,021--
Coromoro Coromoro24.7,376--
Curiti Curití25.11,464--
El Carmen de Chucuri El Carmen de Chucurí26.18,098--
El Guacamayo El Guacamayo27.2,303--
El Penon El Peñón28.5,600--
El Playon El Playón29.13,148--
Encino Encino30.2,711--
Enciso Enciso31.3,989--
Florian Florián32.6,378--
Floridablanca Floridablanca33.254,683--
Galan Galán34.2,992--
Gambita Gambita35.5,168--
Giron Girón36.135,791--
Guaca Guaca37.6,916--
Guadalupe Guadalupe38.5,596--
Guapota Guapotá39.2,271--
Guavata Guavatá40.4,402--
Gueepsa Güepsa41.4,285--
Hato Hato42.2,401--
Jesus Maria Jesús María43.3,455--
Jordan Jordán44.1,164--
La Belleza La Belleza45.8,462--
La Paz La Paz46.5,611--
Landazuri Landázuri47.15,192--
Lebrija Lebríja48.30,980--
Los Santos Los Santos49.10,977--
Macaravita Macaravita50.2,753--
Malaga Málaga51.18,706--
Matanza Matanza52.5,840--
Mogotes Mogotes53.10,952--
Molagavita Molagavita54.5,764--
Ocamonte Ocamonte55.4,984--
Oiba Oiba56.10,983--
Onzaga Onzaga57.5,707--
Palmar Palmar58.2,883--
Palmas del Socorro Palmas del Socorro59.2,443--
Paramo Páramo60.3,671--
Piedecuesta Piedecuesta61.117,364--
Pinchote Pinchote62.4,420--
Puente Nacional Puente Nacional63.14,538--
Puerto Parra Puerto Parra64.6,514--
Puerto Wilches Puerto Wilches65.31,503--
Rionegro Rionegro66.29,382--
Sabana de Torres Sabana de Torres67.19,772--
San Andres San Andrés68.9,783--
San Benito San Benito69.3,907--
San Gil San Gil70.43,519--
San Joaquin San Joaquín71.2,948--
San Jose de Miranda San José de Miranda72.4,855--
San Miguel San Miguel73.2,683--
San Vicente de Chucuri San Vicente de Chucurí74.33,267--
Santa Barbara Santa Bárbara75.2,311--
Santa Helena del Opon Santa Helena del Opón76.4,473--
Simacota Simacota77.8,910--
Socorro Socorro78.29,076--
Suaita Suaita79.10,975--
Sucre Sucre80.9,256--
Surata Suratá81.3,662--
Tona Tona82.6,690--
Valle de San Jose Valle de San José83.5,315--
Velez Vélez84.19,755--
Vetas Vetas85.2,349--
Villanueva Villanueva86.6,978--
Zapatoca Zapatoca87.9,449--

External sources of information on Santander

Santander on Wikipedia