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Cauca, Colombia

Cauca is one of 33 primary administrative regions in Colombia with a population of approximately 1,268,937 people.

Facts and figures on Cauca at a glance

Region name: Cauca (Departamento del Cauca)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,268,937 people
Country: Colombia
Continent: South America

The regional headquarters of Cauca (Departamento del Cauca) is located in the regional capital Popayan (Popayán) with a population of 258,653 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Cauca's regional capital Popayan to Colombia's capital Bogota (Bogotá) is approximately 370 km (230 mi).

Facts and figures about Cauca
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Cauca Departamento del Cauca1,268,937 peoplePopayan Popayán258,653 people

Compare with other regions in Colombia.

Map of Cauca

Map of Cauca

Information on Cauca

Information on Cauca
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Cauca Departamento del CaucaPopayan Popayán42ColombiaSouth America

Time in Cauca

Time in Cauca
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 3:53pmNoThu, 21 Oct 2021 - 3:53pmUTC -5.0America/Bogota

Geographic coordinates of Cauca

Latitude & Longitude of Cauca
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map2°30'00.0"N (2.5000000°)76°49'60.0"W (-76.8333300°)

Subregions in Cauca

There are 42 administrative subregions in Cauca.
Subregions in Cauca
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Almaguer Almaguer1.20,463--
Argelia Argelia2.24,538--
Balboa Balboa3.23,602--
Bolivar Bolívar4.43,978--
Buenos Aires Buenos Aires5.26,961--
Cajibio Cajibío6.34,706--
Caldono Caldono7.30,906--
Caloto Caloto8.36,921--
Corinto Corinto9.28,310--
El Tambo El Tambo10.45,804--
Florencia Florencia11.6,028--
Guachene Guachene12.---
Guapi Guapi13.28,663--
Inza Inzá14.26,989--
Jambalo Jambaló15.14,625--
La Sierra La Sierra16.10,937--
La Vega La Vega17.38,435--
Lopez López18.19,326--
Mercaderes Mercaderes19.17,702--
Miranda Miranda20.33,245--
Morales Morales21.24,391--
Padilla Padilla22.8,336--
Paez Paez23.31,800--
Patia Patía24.33,195--
Piamonte Piamonte25.7,083--
Piendamo Piendamó26.35,804--
Popayan Popayán27.257,512--
Puerto Tejada Puerto Tejada28.44,324--
Purace Puracé29.14,970--
Rosas Rosas30.12,666--
San Sebastian San Sebastián31.12,820--
Santa Rosa Santa Rosa32.9,579--
Santander de Quilichao Santander de Quilichao33.80,282--
Silvia Silvia34.30,960--
Sotara Sotara35.15,696--
Suarez Suárez36.19,244--
Sucre Sucre37.8,955--
Timbio Timbío38.30,028--
Timbiqui Timbiquí39.20,885--
Toribio Toribio40.26,512--
Totoro Totoró41.17,430--
Villa Rica Villa Rica42.14,326--

External sources of information on Cauca

Cauca on Wikipedia