Algarrobo, Magdalena

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Algarrobo
town
Flag of Algarrobo
Flag
Official seal of Algarrobo
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Location of the municipality and town of Algarrobo in the Department of Magdalena.
Location of the municipality and town of Algarrobo in the Department of Magdalena.
CountryColombia
RegionCaribbean
DepartmentMagdalena
Foundation1895
Population (2005)
 • Total11,556
 [1]
Time zoneUTC-5
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Algarrobo (Spanish pronunciation: [alɣaˈroβo]) is a town and municipality of the Magdalena Department in northern Colombia. Founded in 1895 by José Felipe Oñate. Erected municipality by ordinance 008 of June 24, 1999.

Politics[edit]

Sub divisions[edit]

The municipality of Algarrobo has three corregimientos:

  • Bella vista
  • Loma del Bálsamo
  • Estación Lleras

References[edit]

External links[edit]

(in Spanish) *Gobernacion del Magdalena: Municipios - Algarrobo

Coordinates: 10°06′00″N 74°16′00″W / 10.1°N 74.2667°W / 10.1; -74.2667