|Department of Guaviare
Departamento del Guaviare
Guaviare shown in red
Topography of the department
|Established||July 4, 1991|
|Capital||San José del Guaviare|
|• Governor||Nebio De Jesus Echeverry Cadavid (2016-2019)|
|• Total||53,460 km2 (20,640 sq mi)|
|• Density||2.0/km2 (5.2/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||CO-GUV|
Guaviare (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡwaˈβjaɾe]) is a department of Colombia. It is in the southern central region of the country. Its capital is San José del Guaviare. Guaviare was created on July 4, 1991 by the new Political Constitution of Colombia. Up until that point, it was a national territory that operated as a Commissariat, segregated from territory of the then Commissariat of Vaupés on December 23, 1977.
- "Datos y Cifras del Guaviare" (PDF). Gobernacion del Guaviare. 2009.
- Kline, Harvey F. (2012). "Guariare, Department of". Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. p. 248. ISBN 978-0-8108-7813-6.
- "DANE". Retrieved February 13, 2013.
- "Government of Guaviare official website" (in Spanish).
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