Guaviare (Spanish pronunciation: [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.
- El Retorno
- San José del Guaviare
The Nukak, a nomadic tribe that was uncontacted until 1988, live in Guaviare.
- ^ "Datos y Cifras del Guaviare". Gobernacion del Guaviare. 2009.
- ^ Kline, Harvey F. (2012). "Guariare, Department of". Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. p. 248. ISBN 978-0-8108-7813-6.
- ^ "DANE". Retrieved February 13, 2013.
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