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Betulia is a town and municipality in the Santander Department in northeastern Colombia.

Betulia
Municipality
Skyline of Betulia
Skyline of Betulia
Flag of Betulia
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Location of the municipality and town of Betulia, Santander in the Santander  Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Betulia, Santander in the Santander Department of Colombia.
Coordinates: 6°54′00″N 73°17′01″W / 6.90000°N 73.28361°W / 6.90000; -73.28361Coordinates: 6°54′00″N 73°17′01″W / 6.90000°N 73.28361°W / 6.90000; -73.28361
Country  Colombia
Department Santander
Province Mares
Founded (town) February 13, 1884
Incorporated (parish) June 6, 1895
Founded by Pedro Guarín
José María Prada
Julián García
Pedro Gómez
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Ariel Navarro Rojas
Area
 • Municipality 413.3 km2 (159.576 sq mi)
Elevation 2,200 m (7,217.847 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Municipality 5,350
 • Density 12.9/km2 (33.5/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,183
  DANE
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Climate Cfb
Website http://www.betulia-santander.gov.co/

BiodiversityEdit

Frog Hypodactylus adercus is only known from Betulia, its type locality.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ceso General 2005 (PDF) (in Spanish), Bogotá: DANE, 2005, p. 494, ISBN 978-958-624-072-7, retrieved June 1, 2009 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2017). "Hypodactylus adercus (Lynch, 2003)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 21 October 2017. 
  3. ^ Acosta Galvis, A. R.; D. Cuentas (2017). "Hypodactylus adercus (Lynch, 2003)". Lista de los Anfibios de Colombia V.07.2017.0. www.batrachia.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017.