Eastern Province, Cundinamarca

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Eastern Province
Provincia de Oriente
Province
Páramo de Cruz Verde, Chipaque
Etymology: Eastern part of Cundinamarca
Location of Eastern Province in Colombia
Location of Eastern Province in Colombia
Coordinates: 4°24′19″N 73°56′52″W / 4.40528°N 73.94778°W / 4.40528; -73.94778Coordinates: 4°24′19″N 73°56′52″W / 4.40528°N 73.94778°W / 4.40528; -73.94778
Country Colombia
Department Cundinamarca
Capital Cáqueza
Municipalities 10
Area
 • Total 2,215.51 km2 (855.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 87,446
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone COT (UTC-5)
Indigenous groups Muisca
Guayupe

Eastern Province is one of the 15 provinces in the Cundinamarca Department, Colombia.

Subdivision[edit]

The Eastern Province is subdivided into 10 municipalities:[1]

Municipality
bold is capital
Area
km²
Elevation (m)
urban centre
Population
2015
Founded
Map
Cáqueza
38
1746
17,048
1600
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Caqueza.svg
Chipaque
139.45
2400
8400
1600
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Chipaque.svg
Choachí
223
1923
10,729
1560
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Choachi.svg
Fómeque
555.7
1895
12,214
1593
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Fomeque.svg
Fosca
126.02
2080
7524
uncertain
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Fosca.svg
Guayabetal
141.91
1270
4931
1941
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Guayabetal.svg
Gutiérrez
527
2350
4097
1816
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Gutierrez.svg
Quetame
138.47
1496
7141
1826
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Quetame.svg
Ubaque
104.96
1867
6166
1651
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Ubaque.svg
Une
221
2376
9196
1538
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Une.svg
Total
2215.51
87,446

References[edit]