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Barranquilla Destination Guide

Explore Barranquilla in Colombia.

Barranquilla in the region of Atlántico with it's 1,380,425 inhabitants is a place in Colombia - some 442 mi (or 711 km) North of Bogotá, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Barranquilla is now 11:11 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Bogota" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: San Cristóbal, Mérida, Maracaibo, Valledupar, Soledad or Jose Antonio Galan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Carnaval de Barranquilla

01:45 min ( June 14, 2008 by Janeth Charris)
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En el Caribe colombiano, se lleva a cabo el carnaval más grande de todo el país, una puesta en escena de la riqueza cultural de esta región, que produjo que la UNESCO le concediera el título de Pa...

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07:47 min ( February 27, 2011 by Aldair Vargas)
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Carnaval de Barranquilla

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Interesting facts about this location

Barranquilla's Carnival

Barranquilla's Carnival is Colombia's most important folklore celebration, one of the biggest carnivals in the world. The carnival has traditions that date back to the 19th century. Forty days before Holy Week, Barranquilla decks itself out to receive national and foreign tourists, and join together with the city's inhabitants to enjoy four days of intense festivities.

More reading: Barranquilla's Carnival homepage
Located at 10.96, -74.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Carnival in Colombia, Festivals in Colombia, Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Parades


Barranquilla is an industrial port city and municipality located in northern Colombia near the Caribbean Sea. The capital of the Atlántico Department, it is the largest industrial city and port in the Colombian Caribbean region with a population of 1,885,500 as of 2011 in its metropolitan area, which makes it Colombia's fourth most populous city after Bogotá, Medellín and Cali.

More reading: Barranquilla homepage
Located at 10.96, -74.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Barranquilla, Capitals of Colombian departments, Municipalities of Atlántico, Populated places established in 1813, Populated places in the Atlántico Department, Populated places on the Magdalena River, Port cities in Colombia, Port cities in the Caribbean

Atlántico department

Atlántico (English: Atlantic) is a department of Colombia, located in northern Colombia with the Caribbean sea to its north, the Bolívar Department to its west and south separated by the Canal del Dique, and the Magdalena Department to its east separated by the Magdalena River. It is the third smallest of the country's departments but its population of 2,272,170 makes it one of the most densely populated departments. Its capital is Barranquilla.

More reading: Atlántico department homepage
Located at 10.96, -74.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Atlántico Department, Caribbean region of Colombia, Departments of Colombia, States and territories established in 1910

Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez

Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez is a multi-use All-seater stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia. It is the home stadium of local football team Atlético Junior. It was built with a capacity of 49,612 for the failed Colombian World Cup bid in 1986, making it the largest stadium in Colombia. It was inaugurated in 1986 with a game between Uruguay and Atletico Junior, which the Uruguayans won 2-1.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.96, -74.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Copa América stadiums, Event venues established in 1986, Football venues in Colombia, Sports venues completed in 1986

Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport

Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Ernesto Cortissoz) is located in the municipality of Soledad 12 km from Barranquilla, the capital of the Atlántico department in Colombia. The airport owes its name to one of the pioneers of Colombian aviation, Ernesto Cortissoz. This airport serves as a focus city for Avianca. It is capable of accepting widebodied aircraft such as the Boeing 747, Boeing 767, and Airbus A340.

More reading: Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport homepage
Located at 10.96, -74.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Colombia, Atlántico Department