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Sincelejo

Sincelejo
Administration
Full nameSincelejo
Official nameSincelejo
Motto"Más Soluciones, Más Compromiso" (More Solutions, More Commitment)
CountryColombia
RegionCaribbean Region
DepartmentSucre
EstablishedOctober 4, 1535
Government
TypeMunicipality
MayorJesús Paternina Samur (2008-)
Geography
Total Area107.5 sq mi (278.4 km2)
Urban Area7.3 sq mi (18.9 km2)
Highest Elevation787.4 ft (240 m)
Lowest Elevation590.6 ft (180 m)
Demography
Total Population234886
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
Area code+575

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Sincelejo is the capital and the largest city in the Colombian department of Sucre. It is also the main city in the denominated Región Sabanas (Savannas Region), a subdivision of the Caribbean Region of Colombia, and the 25th biggest city by population in Colombia. The city is located 30 kilometers away from the Caribbean Sea by the Gulf of Morrosquillo; 125 kilometers away from Cartagena and 200 kilometers from Barranquilla.


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