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Full nameBarrancabermeja
Official nameBarrancabermeja
MayorCarlos Contreras, Alianza Social Indígena
Elevation246.1 ft (75 m)
Total Population208501
Density (pop.)186/km2 (481.7/sq mi)

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Barrancabermeja is a city and municipality in Santander Department, in northeastern Colombia. It is located on the banks of the Magdalena River in the Middle Magdalena region, 110 km west of Bucaramanga. Founded in 1536, Barrancabermeja is home of the biggest petroleum refinery in Colombia, which is owned by the state company Ecopetrol. Petroleum farming and services comprise most of city's economic activity.

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