Caquetá Department

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Department of Caquetá
Departamento del Caquetá
Flag of Department of Caquetá
Coat of arms of Department of Caquetá
Coat of arms
Motto(s): All, For a Better Caqueta
(Spanish: Todos por un Caquetá mejor)
Caquetá shown in red
Caquetá shown in red
Topography of the department
Topography of the department
Coordinates: 1°37′N 75°36′W / 1.617°N 75.600°W / 1.617; -75.600Coordinates: 1°37′N 75°36′W / 1.617°N 75.600°W / 1.617; -75.600
Country  Colombia
Region Amazonas Region
Established 1982
Capital Florencia
 • Governor Alvaro Pacheco Alvarez (2016-2019)
 • Total 88,965 km2 (34,350 sq mi)
Area rank 3rd
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 465,477
 • Rank 24th
 • Density 5.2/km2 (14/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-05
ISO 3166 code CO-CAQ
Municipalities 15
Website [1]

Caquetá Department (Spanish pronunciation: [kakeˈta]) is a department of Colombia. Located in the Amazonas region, Caquetá borders with the departments of Cauca and Huila to the west, the department of Meta to the north, the department of Guaviare to the northeast, the department of Vaupés to the east, the departments of Amazonas and Putumayo to the south covering a total area of 88,965 km², the third largest in the country. Its capital is the city of Florencia.


  1. Albania
  2. Belén de Andaquies
  3. Cartagena del Chairá
  4. Curillo
  5. El Doncello
  6. El Paujil
  7. Florencia
  8. La Montañita
  9. Milán
  10. Morelia
  11. Puerto Rico
  12. San José de la Fragua
  13. San Vicente del Caguán
  14. Solano
  15. Solita
  16. Valparaíso

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "DANE". Archived from the original on November 13, 2009. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 

External links[edit]