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Guaviare Department

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Country  Colombia
Established  July 4, 1991
Area rank  8th
Area  53,460 km²
Region  Amazon Region
Capital  San José del Guaviare
Time zone  UTC-05
Population  107,934 (2013)
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Guaviare ([ɡwaˈβjaɾe]) is a department of Colombia. It is in the southern central region of the country. Its capital is San José del Guaviare. Guaviare was created on July 4, 1991 by the new Political Constitution of Colombia. Up until that point, it was a national territory that operated as a Commissariat, segregated from territory of the then Commissariat of Vaupés on December 23, 1977.


Map of Guaviare, Colombia


  1. Calamar
  2. El Retorno
  3. Miraflores
  4. San José del Guaviare

Ethnic makeup

  • Mestizos & Whites (90,09%)
  • Blacks or Afro-Colombians (5,86%)
  • Amerindians or Indigenous (4,05%)
  • The Nukak, a nomadic tribe that was uncontacted until 1988, live in Guaviare.


    Guaviare Department Wikipedia

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