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Bu•ca•ra•man•gaˌbu kɑ rɑˈmɑŋ gɑ(n.)
a city in N Colombia. 352,326.
Category: Geography (places)
A city in northeastern Colombia.
Bucaramanga is the capital city of the department of Santander, Colombia. Bucaramanga has the fifth largest economy in Colombia, and has the sixth largest population in country, with 1,212,656 people in its metropolitan area. Bucaramanga has over 160 parks scattered throughout the city and has been given the nickname "La Ciudad de Los Parques" and "La Ciudad Bonita de Colombia". It is internationally recognized for its parks. Bucaramanga has grown rapidly since the 1960s, mostly into neighboring locations within the metropolitan area. Floridablanca, Girón and Piedecuesta are inextricably linked geographically and commercially with Bucaramanga, forming a large metropolitan city. The city is the base of the Colombian Petroleum Institute, the research branch of the state oil company Ecopetrol and the Colombian Natural Gas Company.
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