Ubaté Province

Ubaté Province is one of the 15 provinces in the Cundinamarca Department, Colombia.

Ubaté Province
Provincia de Ubaté
Lake Fúquene
Etymology: Ebate; "Bloodied land"
Location of Ubaté Province in Colombia
Location of Ubaté Province in Colombia
Coordinates: 5°18′26″N 73°48′52″W / 5.30722°N 73.81444°W / 5.30722; -73.81444Coordinates: 5°18′26″N 73°48′52″W / 5.30722°N 73.81444°W / 5.30722; -73.81444
CountryColombia
DepartmentCundinamarca
CapitalUbaté
Municipalities10
Area
 • Total1,327.05 km2 (512.38 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total122,411
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (COT)
Indigenous groupsMuisca

EtymologyEdit

The name Ubaté comes from the native name "Ebate" meaning "Bloodied land" or "Sower of the mouth".[1]

SubdivisionEdit

The Ubaté Province is subdivided into 10 municipalities:[2]

Municipality
bold is capital
Area
km²
Elevation (m)
urban centre
Population
2015
Founded
Map
Ubaté
102
2556
38,809
1592
Carmen de Carupa
228
2600
9109
1808
Cucunubá
112
2590
7479
1600
Fúquene
90
2750
5617
1638
Guachetá
177.45
2688
11,385
1537
Lenguazaque
153.6
2589
10,268
1537
Simijaca
107
2559
13,077
1600
Susa
86
2655
12,302
1600
Sutatausa
67
2550
5564
1537
Tausa
204
2931
8801
1600
Total
1327.05
122,411

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