San José del Guaviare

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San José del Guaviare
Municipality and town
Aerial view of San José del Guaviare
Aerial view of San José del Guaviare
Flag of San José del Guaviare
Flag
Official seal of San José del Guaviare
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of San José del Guaviare in the Guaviare Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of San José del Guaviare in the Guaviare Department of Colombia.
San José del Guaviare is located in Colombia
San José del Guaviare
San José del Guaviare
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 2°34′N 72°38′W / 2.567°N 72.633°W / 2.567; -72.633Coordinates: 2°34′N 72°38′W / 2.567°N 72.633°W / 2.567; -72.633
Country Colombia
RegionAmazon Region
DepartmentGuaviare Department
Founded1960
Government
 • MayorGeovanny Gómez Criales
Area
 • Total16.654 km2 (6.430 sq mi)
Elevation
185 m (607 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total44,625
 • Density2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Josefinos
Time zoneUTC-05 (Colombia Standard Time)
Postal code
950001-9
Area code(s)57 + 9
ClimateAm
WebsiteOfficial website ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)

San José del Guaviare (Spanish pronunciation: [saŋ xoˈse ðel ɣwaˈβja.ɾe]) is a town and municipality in Colombia, capital of the department of Guaviare by the Guaviare River. It is home to some of the deisolated Nunak people.

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