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List of Colombian Departments by population

This is a list of Colombian departments by population according to a general census taken on 1920 and by estimates for 2013, 2010 made by the National Administrative Department of Statistics (Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística, in Spanish). The five most populous departments contain almost half of the total population.

Rank Department Population (2015)[1] Population (2010)[2] Population (2005)
1 Flag of Bogotá.svg Bogotá 7,980,001 7,363,782 6,778,691
2 Flag of Antioquia Department.svg Antioquia 6,534,764 6,065,846 5,601,507
3 Flag of Valle del Cauca.svg Valle del Cauca 4,613,377 4,382,939 4,052,535
4 Flag of Cundinamarca.svg Cundinamarca 2,680,041 2,477,036 2,228,682
5 Flag of Atlántico.svg Atlántico 2,461,001 2,314,447 2,112,001
6 Flag of Bolívar (Colombia).svg Bolívar 2,097,086 1,979,781 1,836,640
7 Flag of Santander Department.svg Santander 2,061,095 2,010,404 1,913,444
8 Flag of Nariño.svg Nariño 1,744,275 1,639,569 1,498,234
9 Flag of Córdoba.svg Córdoba 1,709,603 1,582,718 1,462,909
10 Flag of Tolima.svg Tolima 1,408,274 1,387,641 1,312,304
11 Flag of Cauca.svg Cauca 1,379,070 1,318,983 1,182,022
12 Flag of Norte de Santander.svgNorte de Santander 1,355,723 1,297,842 1,208,336
13 Flag of Boyacá Department.svg Boyacá 1,276,367 1,267,597 1,255,311
14 Flag of Magdalena.svg Magdalena 1,259,667 1,201,386 1,136,819
15 Flag of Huila.svg Huila 1,154,804 1,083,200 1,001,476
16 Flag of Cesar.svg Cesar 1,028,880 966,420 878,437
17 Flag of Caldas.svg Caldas 988,003 978,362 898,490
18 Flag of Meta.svg Meta 961,292 870,876 713,772
19 Flag of La Guajira.svg La Guajira 957,814 818,695 655,943
20 Flag of Risaralda.svg Risaralda 951,945 925,105 859,666
21 Flag of Sucre (Colombia).svg Sucre 851,526 810,650 762,263
22 Flag of Quindío.svg Quindío 565,266 549,624 518,691
23 Flag of Chocó.svg Chocó 500,076 476,173 388,476
24 Flag of Caquetá.svg Caquetá 477,619 447,723 337,932
25 Flag of Casanare.svg Casanare 356,438 325,596 281,294
26 Flag of Putumayo.svg Putumayo 345,204 326,093 237,197
27 Flag of Arauca.svg Arauca 262,315 247,541 153,028
28 Flag of Guaviare.svg Guaviare 111,060 103,307 56,758
29 Flag of San Andrés y Providencia.svg San Andrés y Providencia 76,442 73,320 59,573
30 Flag of Amazonas (Colombia).svg Amazonas 76,243 72,017 46,950
31 Flag of Vichada.svg Vichada 71,974 63,670 44,592
32 Flag of Vaupés.svg Vaupés 43,665 41,534 19,943
33 Flag of Guainía.svg Guainía 41,482 38,328 18,797

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Estimaciones de Población 1985 - 2005 y Proyecciones de Población 2005 - 2020 Total Municipal por Área (estimate)". Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-17. Retrieved 2011-04-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)