Manatí, Atlántico

Manatí is a Colombian municipality located to the south of the Atlántico department, approximately 44 miles from Barranquilla. It was created in 1639 in a place the natives used to call Mahabana. Its current population according to the latest DANE’s (Colombian National Administrative Department of Statistics) census is 13.456 people.

Manatí, Atlántico
Municipality and town
View of Manatí
View of Manatí
Flag of Manatí, Atlántico
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Location of the municipality and town of Manatí in the Department of Atlántico.
Location of the municipality and town of Manatí in the Department of Atlántico.
CountryColombia
RegionCaribbean
DepartmentAtlántico
Government
 • MayorEvaristo Enrique Olivero Pimienta (Liberal Party)[1]
Area
 • Total206 km2 (80 sq mi)
Population
 (Census 2018[3])
 • Total19,233
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)
ClimateAw
Website
www.manati-atlantico.gov.co/sitio.shtml

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) National Registry of the Civil State: 2007 regional election results
  2. ^ "Municipalities of Colombia". statoids. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2018" (in Spanish). DANE. Retrieved 26 April 2020.

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Coordinates: 10°26′42″N 74°57′35″W / 10.44500°N 74.95972°W / 10.44500; -74.95972