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Bucaramanga
City
Flag of Bucaramanga
Flag
Official seal of Bucaramanga
Seal
Nickname(s): "The Pretty City", "City of Parks"
Motto: Montani semper liberi
Location of the city and municipality of Bucaramanga in the Santander Department.
Location of the city and municipality of Bucaramanga in the Santander Department.
Location in Colombia
Country  Colombia
Region Andean Region
Department Santander
Foundation December 22, 1622
Area
 • City 165 km2 (64 sq mi)
Elevation 959 m (3,146 ft)
Population
 • City 530,900
 • Density 3,218/km2 (8,333/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,212,657
Demonym(s) Bumangués
Time zone Eastern Time Zone (UTC-05)
Postal code 680001-680011
Area code(s) 57 + 7
Website Official website (Spanish)

Bucaramanga is the capital of Santander Department, Colombia. It has a population of 530,900 people.

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