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Flag of Barranquilla
Flag
Official seal of Barranquilla
Seal
Atlántico Department.
Atlántico Department.
Country  Colombia
Region Caribbean
Department Atlántico
Established April 7, 1813
Government
 • Mayor Elsa Noguera
(Cambio Radical)[1]
Area
 • Municipality and city 166 km2 (64 sq mi)
Elevation
18 m (59 ft)
Population
 (2005)[2]
 • Municipality and city 1,148,506 Ranked 4th
 • Metro
2,162,143

Barranquilla (Spanish pronunciation: [baraŋˈkiʝa]) is a city and municipality in northern Colombia. It is the capital of the Atlántico Department. With a population of 1,885,500 (2011), it is Colombia's fourth largest city after Bogotá, Medellín and Cali.

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