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La Guajira, Colombia

La Guajira is one of 33 primary administrative regions in Colombia with a population of approximately 681,575 people.

Facts and figures on La Guajira at a glance

Region name: La Guajira (Departamento de La Guajira)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 681,575 people
Country: Colombia
Continent: South America

The regional headquarters of La Guajira (Departamento de La Guajira) is located in the regional capital Riohacha (Ríohacha) with a population of 92,431 people.

The distance as the crow flies from La Guajira's regional capital Riohacha to Colombia's capital Bogota (Bogotá) is approximately 779 km (484 mi).

Facts and figures about La Guajira
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
La Guajira Departamento de La Guajira681,575 peopleRiohacha Ríohacha92,431 people

Compare with other regions in Colombia.

Map of La Guajira

Map of La Guajira

Information on La Guajira

Information on La Guajira
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
La Guajira Departamento de La GuajiraRiohacha Ríohacha15ColombiaSouth America

Time in La Guajira

Time in La Guajira
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 4:59pmNoThu, 21 Oct 2021 - 4:59pmUTC -5.0America/Bogota

Geographic coordinates of La Guajira

Latitude & Longitude of La Guajira
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map11°30'00.0"N (11.5000000°)72°30'00.0"W (-72.5000000°)

Subregions in La Guajira

There are 15 administrative subregions in La Guajira.
Subregions in La Guajira
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Albania Albania1.20,815--
Barrancas Barrancas2.26,329--
Dibulla Dibulla3.21,798--
Distraccion Distracción4.11,962--
El Molino El Molino5.7,315--
Fonseca Fonseca6.26,831--
Hatonuevo Hatonuevo7.16,383--
La Jagua del Pilar La Jagua del Pilar8.2,721--
Maicao Maicao9.123,757--
Manaure Manaure10.67,584--
Riohacha Riohacha11.167,865--
San Juan del Cesar San Juan del Cesar12.33,654--
Uribia Uribia13.117,674--
Urumita Urumita14.13,349--
Villanueva Villanueva15.23,538--

External sources of information on La Guajira

La Guajira on Wikipedia