Puerto Leguízamo

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Puerto Leguizamo
Municipality and town
Aerial view of the town
Aerial view of the town
Flag of Puerto Leguizamo
Flag
Location of the municipality and town of Puerto Leguízamo in the Putumayo Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Puerto Leguízamo in the Putumayo Department of Colombia.
Country  Colombia
Department Putumayo Department
Elevation 177 m (581 ft)
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)

Puerto Leguízamo[1] (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpweɾto leɣiˈsamo]) is a town and municipality located in the Putumayo Department, a southern border region of the Republic of Colombia. It is on the north bank of the Putumayo River.

Its Catedral Nuestra Señora del Carmen, dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel, is the cathedral episcopal see of the Latin Catholic missionary prediocesan Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Leguízamo-Solano.

Puerto Leguízamo is served by Caucayá Airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Puerto Leguízamo official website

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 0°11′38″S 74°46′50″W / 0.19389°S 74.78056°W / -0.19389; -74.78056