Puente Nacional, Santander

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Puente Nacional, Santander
Municipality and town
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Flag of Puente Nacional, Santander
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Location of the municipality and town of Puente Nacional, Santander in the Santander  Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Puente Nacional, Santander in the Santander Department of Colombia.
Country  Colombia
Department Santander Department
Founded 1556[1]
Founded by Andrés Díaz Venero de Leiva[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 315 km2 (122 sq mi)
Population (2005)[3]
 • Total 14,243
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pontanalino -a
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Website www.puentenacional-santander.gov.co

Puente Nacional (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpwente nasjoˈnal]) is a town and municipality in the Santander Department in northeastern Colombia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Puente Nacional (Puente Real): Cuna de la guabina santandereana". Ministerio de Cultura. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Municipalities of Colombia". Statoids. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Censo general 2005 (Perfil: Puente Nacional, Santander)" (PDF). DANE. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 

Coordinates: 5°53′N 73°41′W / 5.883°N 73.683°W / 5.883; -73.683