Tierra Bomba Island

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Tierra Bomba
Native name: Isla Tierra Bomba
Map of Tierra Bomba on Cartagena Bay
Location Caribbean Sea
Coordinates 10°21′N 75°34′W / 10.350°N 75.567°W / 10.350; -75.567
Area 19.84 km2 (7.66 sq mi)
Highest elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Department Bolívar
Population ~9,000 (2011)
Additional information
Time zone UTC −5

Tierra Bomba is a Colombian island off the coast of Cartagena de Indias. The island is within the legal administration of Bolívar department and counts with a surface area of 19.84 km² (1984.99 hectares) that house an estimated population of 9,000 people.

Naval Base[edit]

On January 2014, it was announced that Tierra Bomba Island will house the new Caribbean Naval Base of the Colombian Navy.[1] The naval base will be within the locality of Bocagrande and be 33.4 hectares in size.[2]

See also[edit]