Climate type Tropical
|Rivers Caquetá, Putumayo, Amazon|
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Amazonía region in southern Colombia comprises the departments of Amazonas, Caquetá, Guainía, Guaviare, Putumayo and Vaupés, and covers an area of 403,000 km², 35% of Colombia's total territory. The region is mostly covered by tropical rainforest, or jungle, which is a part of the massive Amazon rainforest.
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- Biogeographical subregions
- Protected areas
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The region is bounded by the East Andes along the western edge and extends to the Venezuelan and Brazilian borders in the east. The northern limit begins with the Guaviare and Vichada Rivers and extends south to the Putumayo and Amazon Rivers.
The Amazon region is divided up into distinct subregions:
Other important rivers include the Vaupés, Apaporis and Yarí.
The tropical rainforest classified more specifically as a tropical moist broadleaf forest. Within the Colombian Amazon region there are five moist forest ecoregions: