Tolima State

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1863 Tolima State

Tolima State was one of the states of Colombia.[1]

On July 12, 1861, after raising in arms against the constitutional government of the president Mariano Ospina Rodríguez, the general Tomas Cipriano de Mosquera created the Tolima State, carved out of Cundinamarca State.

In 1863 it bordered:


In 1861, Mariquita Department and Neiva Department were separated from Cundinamarca State to form Tolima State.[2]

In 1869, the state was divided into 3 departments, each further into districts:[1]


  1. ^ a b Colombiestad: Estadística de Colombia 1876
  2. ^ Geografía Física y Política de la Confederación Granadina: Estado de Cundinamarca y Bogotá, Obra dirigida por el General Agustín Codazzi, 2003

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Coordinates: 4°26′00″N 75°13′00″W / 4.43333°N 75.2167°W / 4.43333; -75.2167