San Vicente del Caguán

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San Vicente del Caguán
Municipality and town
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Flag of San Vicente del Caguán
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Official seal of San Vicente del Caguán
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Location of the municipality and town of San Vicente del Caguán in the Caquetá Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of San Vicente del Caguán in the Caquetá Department of Colombia.
Coordinates: 02°06′37″N 74°06′07″W / 2.11028°N 74.10194°W / 2.11028; -74.10194
Country  Colombia
Department Caquetá Department
Government
 • Alcalde Domingo Emilio Pérez Cuellar
Area
 • Total 21,923 km2 (8,465 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 62,096
 • Density 2.8/km2 (7.3/sq mi)
  DANE
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Website http://www.sanvicentedelcaguan.gov.co/

San Vicente del Caguán (Spanish pronunciation: [sam biˈsente ðel kaˈɣwan]) is a town and municipality in Caquetá Department, Colombia.

Between 1998 and 2002, San Vicente del Caguán was the center of the demilitarized zone (DMZ), which was created as a safe haven for the FARC. Two days after the peace talks were ended, Ingrid Betancourt was kidnapped while entering the former DMZ.

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Coordinates: 2°07′N 74°46′W / 2.117°N 74.767°W / 2.117; -74.767