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Orinoquía natural region

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The Orinoquía region is one of the five natural regions of Colombia that belongs to the Orinoco River watershed. It is also known colloquially as the Eastern Plains from the Spanish Llanos Orientales. The region covers most of the area of the departments of Meta, Arauca, Casanare and Vichada.

Orinoquía region
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Realm Neotropic
Biome Savanna, Wetlands
Country  Colombia
Rivers Guaviare, Meta, Arauca
Climate type Tropical


Biogeographical subregionEdit

The Orinoquía region has the following subregions:


The ecosystems of the region are tropical savanna with gallery forests and wetlands along the rivers.

Protected areasEdit

See alsoEdit