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Location of the municipality and town of Puerto Alegría in the Amazonas Department of Colombia
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Puerto Alegría (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpweɾto aleˈɣɾi.a]) is a town and municipality in the Colombian Department of Amazonas. Puerto Alegria was founded by Orlando Benjumea and Reinaldo Martínez, and officially recognized by the Colombian government as a municipality on January 1, 1981. The area contributes to Colombia's agricultural industry with its cultivation of yucca, corn, plantains, fruits, and avocado farms; it also produces livestock such as laying hens, cows, and pigs. The town of Puerto Alegria has a population of 1,531 people, and has a population density of just 0.2/ km2 . Overall, it has a land area of 8,774.00 square kilometers (3,387.66 sq mi) and reaches an altitude of 156 meters above sea level. Ingrid Camacho Nini Stella is the town's mayor.
- "Nuestro Departamento". www.amazonas.gov.co. Retrieved 2015-11-29.
- "Puerto Alegría, Amazonas, Colombia - Ciudades y pueblos del mundo". es.db-city.com. Retrieved 2015-11-29.
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