Almeidas Province

Almeidas Province
Provincia de Almeidas
Province
Lake Guatavita & Cuchavira
Etymology: Vicente & Ambrosio Almeyda
Location of Almeidas Province in Colombia
Location of Almeidas Province in Colombia
Coordinates: 5°08′48″N 73°40′57″W / 5°08′48″N 73°40′57″W / 5.14667; -73.68250
CountryColombia
DepartmentCundinamarca
CapitalChocontá
Municipalities7
Area
 • Total1,259.65 km2 (486.35 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total89,938
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−5 (COT)
Indigenous groupsMuisca

Almeidas Province (Spanish: Provincia de Almeidas, Spanish pronunciation: [alˈmeiðas]) is one of the 15 provinces in the Cundinamarca Department, Colombia. Almeidas borders to the east with the Boyacá Department to the north with the Ubaté Province, to the west with the Central Savanna Province and to the south with the Guavio Province.

Subdivision

Almeidas is subdivided into 7 municipalities:[1]

Municipality
bold is capital
Area
km²
Elevation (m)
urban centre
Population
2015
Founded
Map
Chocontá
301.1
2655
25,257
1563
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Machetá
229.35
2094
6316
1593
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Manta
105
1924
4719
1773
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Manta.svg
Sesquilé
141
2595
13,636
1600
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Sesquilé.svg
Suesca
177
2584
17,318
1537
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Tibiritá
57.2
1980
2950
1593
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Villapinzón
249
2715
19,742
1776
Colombia - Cundinamarca - Villapinzón.svg
Total
1259.65
89,938
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