Salgar (Spanish pronunciation: [salˈɣaɾ]) is a town and municipality in the Colombian department of Antioquia. It is part of the subregion of Southwestern Antioquia.

Salgar
Municipality and town
Mountains around Sardar
Mountains around Sardar
Flag of Salgar
Flag
Official seal of Salgar
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of Salgar in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Salgar in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Salgar is located in Colombia
Salgar
Salgar
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 5°57′42″N 75°58′31″W / 5.96167°N 75.97528°W / 5.96167; -75.97528
Country Colombia
Department Antioquia Department
SubregionSouthwestern
Area
 • Total418 km2 (161 sq mi)
Population
 (Census 2018[2])
 • Total15,782
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

The town was hit by a massive landslide in 2015.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Colombia". statoids. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2018" (in Spanish). DANE. Retrieved 26 April 2020.

Coordinates: 5°57′42″N 75°58′31″W / 5.96167°N 75.97528°W / 5.96167; -75.97528