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Central Savanna Province

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Central Savanna Province

Provincia de Sabana Centro
Nemocón
Nemocón
Etymology: Bogotá savanna
Location of Central Savanna Province in Colombia
Location of Central Savanna Province in Colombia
Coordinates: 4°56′50″N 74°2′30″W / 4.94722°N 74.04167°W / 4.94722; -74.04167Coordinates: 4°56′50″N 74°2′30″W / 4.94722°N 74.04167°W / 4.94722; -74.04167
CountryColombia
DepartmentCundinamarca
CapitalZipaquirá
Municipalities11
Area
 • Total1,005.01 km2 (388.04 sq mi)
Population
(2015)
 • Total490,274
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−5 (COT)
Indigenous groupsMuisca

Central Savanna Province (Spanish: Sabana Centro) is one of the fifteen provinces of Cundinamarca, in the country of Colombia. It is located in the central area of the department, and has 11 municipalities. The province capital is the city of Zipaquirá.

Limits[edit]

Rivers[edit]

The Central Savanna Province is crossed by the Bogotá River and Rio Frío.

Demographics[edit]

The most populous urban centers are Chía and Zipaquirá.

Subdivision[edit]

The Central Savanna Province is subdivided into 11 municipalities:[1]

Municipality
bold is capital
Area
km²
Elevation (m)
urban centre
Population
2015
Founded
Map
Cajicá
50.4
2558
56,875
1598
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Cajicá.svg
Cogua
113
2600
22,361
1604
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Cogua.svg
Cota
55
2566
24,916
1604
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Cota.svg
Chía
80
2564
129,652
1537
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Chía.svg
Gachancipá
44
2568
14,442
1612
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Gachancipá.svg
Nemocón
98.1
2585
13,488
1600
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Nemocón.svg
Sopó
111.5
2650
26,769
1653
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Sopó.svg
Tabio
74.5
2569
27,033
1603
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Tabio.svg
Tenjo
108
2587
18,387
1603
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Tenjo.svg
Tocancipá
73.51
2605
31,975
1593
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Tocancipá.svg
Zipaquirá
197
2650
124,376
1600
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Zipaquirá.svg
Total
1005.01
490,274

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