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Regions in Colombia

Colombia is made up of 33 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Colombia. Information on all primary administrative regions in Colombia.

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Primary administrative regions in Colombia

There are 33 regions in Colombia in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Colombia
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Amazonas Amazonas1.67,726Leticia Leticia29,666
Antioquia Departamento de Antioquia2.6,299,886Medellin Medellín1,999,979
Arauca Departamento de Arauca3.232,118Arauca Arauca69,264
Archipielago de San Andres, Providencia y Santa Catalina Providencia y Santa Catalina, Departamento de Archipiélago de San Andrés4.70,554San Andres San Andrés58,257
Atlantico Departamento del Atlántico5.2,166,156Barranquilla Barranquilla1,380,425
Bogota D.C. Distrito Capital de Bogotá6.6,840,116Bogota Bogotá7,674,366
Bolivar Departamento de Bolívar7.2,049,083Cartagena Cartagena952,024
Boyaca Departamento de Boyacá8.1,255,311Tunja Tunja117,479
Caldas Departamento de Caldas9.968,740Manizales Manizales357,814
Caqueta Departamento del Caquetá10.420,337Florencia Florencia130,337
Casanare Departamento de Casanare11.295,353Yopal Yopal61,029
Cauca Departamento del Cauca12.1,268,937Popayan Popayán258,653
Cesar Departamento del Cesar13.903,279Valledupar Valledupar308,237
Choco Departamento del Chocó14.454,030Quibdo Quibdó75,104
Cordoba Departamento de Córdoba15.1,467,929Monteria Montería272,420
Cundinamarca Departamento de Cundinamarca16.2,598,245--
Guainia Departamento del Guainía17.35,230Inirida Inírida7,298
Guaviare Departamento del Guaviare18.95,551San Jose del Guaviare San José del Guaviare22,136
Huila Departamento del Huila19.1,011,418Neiva Neiva352,855
La Guajira Departamento de La Guajira20.681,575Riohacha Ríohacha92,431
Magdalena Departamento del Magdalena21.1,149,917Santa Marta Santa Marta431,781
Meta Departamento del Meta22.783,168Villavicencio Villavicencio321,717
Narino Departamento de Nariño23.1,541,956Pasto Pasto382,236
Norte de Santander Departamento de Norte de Santander24.1,243,975Cucuta Cúcuta721,398
Putumayo Departamento del Putumayo25.310,132Mocoa Mocoa22,035
Quindio Quindío Department26.534,552Armenia Armenia315,328
Risaralda Departamento de Risaralda27.897,509Pereira Pereira440,118
Santander Departamento de Santander28.1,957,789Bucaramanga Bucaramanga571,820
Sucre Departamento de Sucre29.772,010Sincelejo Sincelejo261,187
Tolima Departamento de Tolima30.1,365,342Ibague Ibagué421,685
Valle del Cauca Departamento del Valle del Cauca31.4,161,425Cali Cali2,392,877
Vaupes Departamento del Vaupés32.39,279Mitu Mitú5,917
Vichada Departamento del Vichada33.55,872Puerto Carreno Puerto Carreño10,216