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Santander Department

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Country  Colombia
Largest city  Bucaramanga
Area  30,537 km2
Region  Andes Region
Capital  Bucaramanga
Founded  May 13, 1857
Governor  Independent
Population  2,040,988
Destinations  Bucaramanga, Barrancabermeja, Piedecuesta, San Gil, Floridablanca
Colleges and Universities  Industrial University of Santander (Bucaramanga), Autonomous University of Bucaramanga (Bucaramanga), Universidad de Santander (Bucaramanga), Cooperative University of San Gil (San Gil), Rosslyn Training Academy of Cosmetology (Aguada - Colombia)

Santander is a department of Colombia. Santander inherited the name of one of the nine original states of the United States of Colombia. It is located in the central northern part of the country, borders the east with the Magdalena River, borders to the south and southeast with Boyaca, to the northeast with Norte de Santander Department, to the north with Cesar Department, and to the west with Bolivar and Antioquia Departments. Its capital is the city of Bucaramanga.

Contents

Map of Santander Department

History

Santander Department in the past, History of Santander Department

Prior to the arrival of the Spaniards, the territory now known as Santander was inhabited by Amerindian ethnic groups: Muiscas, Chitareros, Laches, Yarigui, Opon, Carare and Guanes.

Santander Department in the past, History of Santander Department

Their political and social structure was based on Cacicazgos, a federation of tribes led by a cacique, with different social classes. Their main activity was planting maize, beans, yuca, arracacha, cotton, Agave, tobacco, tomato, pineapple, guava, among others. Their agricultural skills were sufficiently developed to take advantage of the different mountainous terrains. The Guanes utilized terraces and an artificial system of irrigation. They had a knowledge of arts and crafts based on ovens to produce ceramics. They had cotton to make clothing and accessories such as hats and bags.

Culture

  • Arepa Santandereana, corn arepa with salt and pork
  • Arroz de Penaflor
  • Empanadas Santandereana, local empanada
  • Hormigas culonas, roasted ants The winged ants used are especially abundant in March and April
  • Carne Oreada, thin steak
  • Sobrebariga
  • Fricassee Santandereana, a preparation of viscera and blood of goat mixed with white rice camuro and accompanied by roasted kid.
  • Veleno sandwich
  • Corn arepa pelao
  • Sobrebarriga tamale
  • Carne Seca
  • Cabro, goat (cabrito is meat from a young (little) goat)
  • Mute (food), a soup of various grains and meat
  • Changua, milk and egg soup
  • Fritanga, fried snacks)
  • Pepitoria, rice with goat intestine and goat blood
  • Chorizos del Valle de San Jose, a chorizo specialty
  • Yuca
  • Cuisine

    Santander Department Cuisine of Santander Department, Popular Food of Santander Department

    Santander cuisine, referred to as santandereas, includes regional specialties and food from the Departments capital city of Bucaramanga and other cities such as Cepita.

    Santander cuisine, referred to as santandereas, includes regional specialties and food from the Departments capital city of Bucaramanga and other cities such as Cepita.

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