|Municipality and town|
Location of the municipality and town of Sabanalarga, Atlántico in the Atlántico Department of Colombia
|• Mayor||Roberto Carlos León Peña|
|• Total||399 km2 (154 sq mi)|
|Elevation||87 m (285 ft)|
|• Density||200/km2 (520/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||57 + 3|
|Website||Official website (in Spanish)|
Sabanalarga (Spanish pronunciation: [saβanaˈlaɾɣa], Spanish for Large Plains) is a municipality in the Atlántico Department, Colombia. Founded in 1620 by Lucas Dionisio Tesillo y Diego and Marceliano de Jesús Almanza. Became a municipality in 1680.
Sabanalarga is located in the middle of the Atlántico Department, Sabanalarga is surrounded to the North by the municipalities of Usiacurí, Baranoa and Polonuevo; to the East by the municipality of Ponedera; to the South by the municipalities of Candelaria and Manatí; to the Southwest with the municipality of Repelón and to the West with the municipalities of Luruaco and Piojó.
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