Sabanas de San Ángel

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Sabanas de San Ángel
town
Flag of Sabanas de San Ángel
Flag
Official seal of Sabanas de San Ángel
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of Sabanas de San Angel in the Department of Magdalena.
Location of the municipality and town of Sabanas de San Angel in the Department of Magdalena.
Country Colombia
Region Caribbean
Department Magdalena
Foundation circa 1607
Population (2005)
 • Total 11,425
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Website
www.sabanasdesanangel-magdalena.gov.co

Sabanas de San Ángel (Spanish pronunciation: [saˈβanas ðe san ˈaŋxel]), Spanish for Savannas of Saint Angel, is a town and municipality of the Colombian Department of Magdalena. Founded around 1607 with the name San Antoñito by the Spanish Colonizers as a pathway town in the route between La Guajira Department and the Magdalena River. On June 24, 1999 the municipality is created with the name of Sabanas de San Angel that segregated from the municipalities of Ariguaní, Pivijay, Chibolo and Plato.

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Corregimientos and caseríos:

  • Monterrubio
  • Casa de Tabla
  • La Horqueta
  • Flores de Maria
  • Pueblo de los Barrios
  • San Roque
  • Céspedes
  • Pueblo Nuevo
  • Estación Villa.

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Coordinates: 10°02′00″N 74°13′00″W / 10.0333°N 74.2167°W / 10.0333; -74.2167