Tierra Bomba Island

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Tierra Bomba
Native name:
Isla Tierra Bomba
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Map of Tierra Bomba on Cartagena Bay
Geography
LocationCaribbean Sea
Coordinates10°21′N 75°34′W / 10.350°N 75.567°W / 10.350; -75.567
Area19.84 km2 (7.66 sq mi)
Highest elevation20 m (70 ft)
Administration
DepartmentBolívar
Demographics
Population~9,000 (2011)
Additional information
Time zone

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Base Naval del Caribe será trasladada a la isla de Tierra Bomba". eltiempo.com. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  2. ^ WebInfomil. "La Base Naval del Caribe será trasladada a la isla de Tierra Bomba". Retrieved 13 January 2015.