Antioquia State

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1863 Antioquia State

Antioquia State was one of the states of Colombia. Today the area of the former state makes up most of modern day Antioquia Department, Colombia.

Limits[edit]

In 1863 it bordered:

Naming[edit]

  • 1856-06-11 created under the name Estado Federal de Antioquia (Federal State of Antioquia).[1]
  • 1858 recognized as Estado de la Federación in the constitution of the Granadine Confederation of 1858.[2]
  • 1863 named Estado Soberano de Antioquia (Sovereign State of Antioquia) in the constitution of the United States of Colombia of 1863.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

Sovereign State of Antioquia.

Provinces 1856[edit]

Provinces 1856.

Through the law of June 11, 1856, the State was composed of the same provinces that constituted:[4]

Departments[edit]

Departments of Antioquia State, 1865.

Later the State by Act of December 17, 1859, the territory was divided into six departments:[5]

During the government of Pedro Justo Berrio (1864) the State was divided into 7 departments:[6]

This division was changed later that year, leaving only 5 departments:[6]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cervantes Virtual: Ley de creación del Estado de Antioquia
  2. ^ Cervantes Virtual: Constitución de la Confederación Granadina de 1858
  3. ^ Cervantes Virtual: Constitución política de los Estados Unidos de Colombia de 1863
  4. ^ Geografía Física y Política de la Confederación Granadina: Estado de Antioquia, Obra dirigida por el General Agustín Codazzi, 2003
  5. ^ Historia de Antioquia, Jorge Orlando Melo, 1988
  6. ^ a b Biblioteca Universidad de Antioquia: Roberto Cadavid Misas, Argos, Historia de Antioquia

Coordinates: 6°20′00″N 75°15′00″W / 6.33333°N 75.25°W / 6.33333; -75.25