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Barranquilla Destination Guide

Explore Barranquilla in Colombia

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

Interactive map of Barranquilla

Time in Barranquilla is now 05:29 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Bogota " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: San Cristóbal, Mérida, Maracaibo, Valledupar, and Soledad. Since you are here already, consider visiting San Cristóbal . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Barranquilla ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Driving in Barranquilla

10:00 min by Juan Camilo Lopera Perez
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This video was taken in Barranquilla, Colombia, in a ride from Banco de la Republica (Murillo) to Universidad del Norte this video has two parts, enjoy Barranquilla on its daily life, this video was t ..

El Caribe en el Bicentenario - Miguel El Happy Lora

1:23 min by PIMENTÖN Rojo
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Producción General: Fondo de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones - Telecaribe Realización y producción: Colectivo Audiovisual Pimentón Rojo ..


3:08 min by wifecaba
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Colombia le da un duro golpe a Chile en el Monumental y lo complica en la tabla ( 11 SEP 2012 ) Colombia goleó a Uruguay en Barranquilla ( 07 SEP 2012 ) Con el ..


0:28 min by Javier Lobelo
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Viaturla Viajes Turismo Eventos Rafael Lobelo & Cia. SAS IATA 76500406 PBX: (57-5) 3533185 - 3689070 Calle 72 No. 57-68 Ls 3-4 Barranquilla - Colombia South Ameri ..

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Interesting facts about this location


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.

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Located at 10.96 -74.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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

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.

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Located at 10.96 -74.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Carnival in Colombia, Festivals in Colombia, Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Parades

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.

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Located at 10.98 -74.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Atlántico Department, Caribbean region of Colombia, Departments of Colombia, States and territories established in 1910

Estadio Romelio Martínez

The Estadio Romelio Martínez, or Romelio Martínez Stadium, is a sports stadium located at 72 street and 46 Avenue in the Colombian city of Barranquilla. It has a capacity of 20,000 spectators. Until the construction of the Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez in 1986, the Romelio Martínez had been the city's primary stadium. It is currently the home of the Barranquilla F.C. soccer team, which plays in the second Colombian division.

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Located at 10.99 -74.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Football venues in Colombia, Sports venues completed in 1934

Pumarejo bridge

The Pumarejo bridge is a bridge in Colombia built over the Magdalena River to connect the Island of Salamanca and the city of Barranquilla. The bridge was named after its promoter Alfonso López Pumarejo. Its construction was finished in 1974. The bridge is 1500 m (4921.25 ft. ) long and 12.50 m (41 ft. ) wide, and is built of concrete.

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Located at 10.95 -74.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 1974, Bridges in Colombia