Tierra Bomba Island
|Native name: |
Isla Tierra Bomba
Map of Tierra Bomba on Cartagena Bay
|Area||19.84 km2 (7.66 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
Tierra Bomba is a Colombian island off the coast of Cartagena de Indias. The island is within the legal administration of the municipality of Cartagena (City) in Bolívar Department, and covers a surface area of 19.84 km² (1984.99 hectares) that house an estimated population of 9,000 people.
On January 2014, it was announced that Tierra Bomba Island will house the new Caribbean Naval Base of the Colombian Navy. The naval base will be within the locality of Bocagrande and be 33.4 hectares in size.
- "La Base Naval del Caribe será trasladada a la isla de Tierra Bomba". eltiempo.com. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
- WebInfomil. "La Base Naval del Caribe será trasladada a la isla de Tierra Bomba". Retrieved 13 January 2015.
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