Antioquia State was one of the states of Colombia, which existed from 1856 until 1886. Today the area of the former state makes up most of modern day Antioquia Department, Colombia.

1863 Antioquia State

Limits edit

In 1863 it bordered:

Naming edit

  • on 11 June 1856 created under the name Estado Federal de Antioquia (Federal State of Antioquia).[1]
  • 1858 recognized as Estado de la Federación in the constitution of the Granadine Confederation of 1858.[2]
  • 1863 named Estado Soberano de Antioquia (Sovereign State of Antioquia) in the constitution of the United States of Colombia of 1863, with Pascual Bravo as president.[3]

Subdivisions edit

Sovereign State of Antioquia.

Provinces 1856 edit

Departments of Antioquia State, 1859.

Through the law of June 11, 1856, the State was composed of the same provinces that constituted:[4]

Departments edit

Departments of Antioquia State, 1865.

Later the State by Act of December 17, 1859, the territory was divided into six departments:[5]

During the government of Pedro Justo Berrio (1864) the State was divided into 7 departments:[6]

This division was changed later that year, leaving only 5 departments:[6]

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References edit

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