|Municipio de Neiva|
From left to right: Neiva downtown, sunset, sunrise, and La Toma Av. at night.
"Magdalena River's Capital"
Location in the Huila Department. Urban in red, municipality in dark gray
Neiva (Spanish pronunciation:
Neiva was first founded in 1539 by Juan de Cabrera in an area now belonging to the municipality of
Neiva became important during the colonial times because of its strategic location. It was located in the trade route that communicated the
In 1967, the city was hit severely by an
In 2003 the city was the scene of a