Apartadó

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Apartadó
Municipality
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Flag of Apartadó
Flag
Coat of arms of Apartadó
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality and town of Apartadó in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Apartadó in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Apartadó is located in Colombia
Apartadó
Apartadó
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 7°53′N 76°38′W / 7.883°N 76.633°W / 7.883; -76.633
Country  Colombia
Department Antioquia Department
Subregion Urabá
Founded 1907
Government
 • Mayor Gonzalo Giraldo Aguirrre
Area
 • Total 607 km2 (234 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 165,964
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Apartadoseños
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 57 + 4
Climate Af
Website Official website (Spanish)

Apartadó (Spanish pronunciation: [apaɾtaˈðo]) is a town and municipality in the Antioquia Department, Colombia. Apartadó means river of platains in the local Indian language. The town is located near the Atlantic Ocean in the Gulf of Urabá, the economy is based in bananas, plantain, corn, cassava, cocoa, wood and livestock. The mean temperature is 30 degrees Celsius and the relative humidity is above 80% all year round. Apartadó is divided in 48 neighborhoods, and here is the best high school of the region of Urabá_Antioquia. Today, the government is stimulating industrialization because it is near the Caribbean Sea and to the center of the country. Inhabitants: 150.000 in 2009.

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Coordinates: 7°53′N 76°38′W / 7.883°N 76.633°W / 7.883; -76.633