Boyacá Department (Gran Colombia)

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Boyaca Department
Departamento del Boyaca
Location of Boyaca Department
Coordinates: 5°32′N 7°22′W / 5.533°N 7.367°W / 5.533; -7.367
Created 1824
Dissolved 1830
capital Tunja
Population
 • Total 444,000

Boyacá Department was one of the departments of Gran Colombia.

Borders[edit]

It had borders to

Subdivisions[edit]

4 provinces and 29 cantons:

  • Tunja Province. Capital: Tunja. Cantones: Tunja, Chiquinquirá, Garagoa, Leyva, Moniquirá, Muzo, Santa Rosa, Sogamoso, Suata y Turmeque.
  • Casanare Province. Capital: Pore. Cantones: Pore, Arauca, Chire, Macuco, Nunchía y Tame.
  • Pamplona Province. Capital: Pamplona. Cantones: Pamplona, Bucaramanga, Girón, Piedecuesta, Salazar, San José de Cúcuta y Villa del Rosario.
  • Socorro Province. Capital: Socorro. Cantones: Socorro, Barichara, Charalá, San Gil, Vélez y Zapatoca.