Valle del Cauca es uno de los treinta y dos departamentos que, junto con Bogotá, Distrito Capital, forman la República de Colombia.Su capital es Cali.Está ubicado en las regiones Andina y del Pacífico, limitando al norte con Chocó y Risaralda, al este con Quindío y Tolima, al sur con Cauca y al oeste con Chocó y el océano Pacífico.
Valle del Cauca has the largest number of independent towns (i.e. not in Metropolitan areas) with over 100,000 inhabitants in the country, counting six within its borders. Buenaventura has the largest and busiest seaport in Colombia, moving about 8,500,000 tons of merchandise annually.
Valle del Cauca: Departamento: Capital: Código ISO: Valle del Cauca Santiago de Cali CO-VAC Superficie: Población: Municipios: 22.140 km² (23º) 4.382.939 (2010) (3º) 42: Colombia — Departamentos y municipios: Wikimedia Commons alberga una categoría multimedia sobre Valle del Cauca. Esta categoría es un contenedor general.
El Valle del Cauca ye ún de los 32 departamentos de Colombia.Ta asitiáu nel suroccidente del país, ente la Rexón Andina y la Rexón Pacífica. Gran parte del departamentu tá nel valle xeográficu del Río Cauca, ente les cordilleres occidental y central y d'u provién el so nome.
Florida (Spanish pronunciation: [floˈɾiða]) is a town and municipality located in the Department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Its first inhabitants: indigenous peoples, mestizos, afro-Latinos and mulattos, established a new and vibrant home to a mix of the many cultures existent in the South-Eastern region of Valle del Cauca.
Buenaventura is a coastal seaport city on the department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Buenaventura is the main port of Colombia in the Pacific Ocean. Buenaventura is a city with a population of 333,194 as of the 2005 census. Most city development lies on Cascajal Island. Most of the city's land is rural with scattered small villages. It is served by the Gerardo Tobar López Airport. The city is part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network after it was named "City of Gastronomy" in 2017.
The city was founded on July 14, 1540, by Juan de Ladrilleros through orders from Pascual de Andagoya. At that time it was inhabited by the Buscajas. The city was destroyed by Native Americans before 1600; it was later rebuilt. Buenaventura thrived after the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914; and in the 1950s became a regular stopover for the 'international jet set'. Today, the city is crucial for sending raw materials to nearby areas; this has brought prosperity and allowed recent new develop
According to the 2018 DANE census, its demographic composition is as follows: Afro-Colombian: 220,318 Whites and Mestizos: 29,825 No response: 4,289 Indigenous: 3,919 Raizal: 48 Palenquero: 33 Romani: 13
The city is one of the major ports on the continent, accounting for nearly 60% of all Colombian sea imports and exports. However, due to its strategic position, the city's economy has been hampered by gang-related activity fighting over control of the port, making it among the mo
The city is surrounded by rivers, including: the Dagua; the Anchicayá; the Calima; the Raposo; the Mayorquín; the Cajambre; the Yurumanguí; and part of the right arm of the Naya River and part of the left arm of the River San Juan at its mouth. In addition, it has many ...
Well paved and maintained roads, that are designed to be unaffected by landslides, leave the city via Loboguerrero, where it divides to go to Cali, or Buga and then onwards to the cities of Armenia, Medellín and Bogotá. This route is known as "La Vía al Mar", as it ...
Buenaventura has had a notorious history plagued by the Colombian armed conflict, drug trafficking, violence, and the presence of guerrilla and paramilitary groups. Colombian authorities have seized almost US$28 million in cash from drug kingpins. The money found was in several shipping containers sent from Manzanillo, Colima and Houston, that belonged to brothers Luis Enrique and Javier Antonio Calle Serna, also known as the ‘Combas’. Between 2008 and 2010, the number of reported ...
The city hosts higher education universities, both private and public