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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Ocaña, Colombia.
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Cúcuta, officially San José de Cúcuta, is a Colombian municipality, capital of the department of Norte de Santander and nucleus of the Metropolitan Area of Cúcuta. The city is located in the homonymous valley, at the foot of the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes, on the border with Venezuela. It comprises an area of approximately 1119 km2, with an urban area of 64 km2 and a rural area of 1055 km2. The city has a population of 777,106 inhabitants, which makes it the most populous municipality in the department and the sixth most populous municipality in the country. Similarly, its metropolitan area has an approximate population of 1,046,347.
Santander may refer to:
Camilo Daza International Airport is an international airport located in Cúcuta, Colombia. It serves the Norte de Santander Department.
Ocaña is a city and municipality in the Colombian Department of Norte de Santander. Ocaña is the second largest populated center of this department. It played an important role during the Independence of Colombia from the Spanish monarchy.
The department of Norte de Santander in northwestern Colombia, and its capital, Cúcuta, contains several rivers. The rivers are mostly part of the Maracaibo Lake basin, with the southeastern section located in the Magdalena River basin. Important fluvial elements are the Zulia, Catatumbo and Pamplonita Rivers. The entity in charge of taking care of these hydrology of Norte de Santander is Corponor.
Villa del Rosario is a Colombian municipality and city located in the eastern part of North Santander department. It is part of the Metropolitan Area of Cúcuta. The municipality is bordered to the north by Venezuela and the municipality of Cúcuta, to the south by the municipalities of Ragonvalia and Chinácota, to the east by Venezuela and to the west by the municipality of Los Patios.
The Francisco de Paula Santander University is a public, coeducational, research university based primarily in the city of Cúcuta, Colombia, with regional campuses in Ocaña, Colombia, Chinacota and Tibú.
Tibú is a municipality and town of Colombia located in the department of Norte de Santander, in the northeast of the country, on the border with Venezuela and on the banks of the Tibú River. It is the 160th most populated town of Colombia, and the 6th in the department after Cúcuta, Ocaña, Villa del Rosario, Los Patios and Pamplona. It has an airport, and is connected by national road with Cúcuta, Ocaña and El Tarra.
Ábrego is a Colombian municipality and town located in the department of Norte de Santander. The urban centre is situated at an altitude of 1,398 metres (4,587 ft) in the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes.
José Ignacio de Márquez Barreto was a Colombian statesman, lawyer and professor, who first served as Vice President of the Republic of the New Granada after being sworn in by congress in 1832, and under the presidency of Francisco de Paula Santander, and subsequently was elected President of the Republic of the New Granada for the presidential term of 1837 to 1841.
North Santander is a department of Northeastern Colombia. It is in the north of the country, bordering Venezuela. Its capital is Cúcuta, one of the country's major cities.
Aguas Claras Airport is an airport serving Ocaña, a municipality of the Norte de Santander Department of Colombia.
Santander State was one of the states of Colombia. Today the area of the former state makes up most of modern-day areas of the Santander Department and Norte de Santander Department in northeastern Colombia.
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Bogotá, Colombia.
The Cathedral of San José de Cúcuta is a Catholic cathedral in the city of Cúcuta (Colombia). It lies in the center of the town, in front of Santander Park and close to the city hall. It is considered to be the historic and cultural heart of the city. The cathedral is the headquarters of the Bishop of Cúcuta, and became the main church of the Diocese of Cúcuta on May 29, 1959, when it was consecrated by Pope Pio XII. It is predominantly of pure Romanesque style, with an imposing facade of stone veneer.
St. Anne's Cathedral, also called Ocaña Cathedral, is a cathedral church of Catholic worship consecrated to St. Anne. It is a neoclassical building located on the south side of the 29 de mayo park in the city of Ocaña in Norte de Santander department, in the northern part of Colombia. The cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ocaña.
FESC University commonly known simply as FESC, is a private Colombian university with the legal form of foundation, with a high level of development and forged for the benefit of the formation of the people of Norte de Santander and the Colombian people, subject to inspection and monitoring by Law 1740 of 2014 and Law 30 of 1992 of the Ministry of Education of Colombia. Its headquarters are located in the city of Cúcuta, Norte de Santander and has a headquarters in the municipality of Ocaña. It was founded on 25 August 1993, but began its academic activities on 1 August 1995.
The Anton Garcia de Bonilla Museum is a museum located in Ocaña, Colombia. The museum contains historical objects of the city and the old province of Ocaña.
The Historical Complex of the Great Convention is a colonial construction located in Ocaña, Colombia. It consists of the temple of San Francisco, the adjacent convent and the square of the Gran Convención. Its construction began in 1584 by the Franciscan religious order. The complex has a museum with historical artifacts. The Historical Complex is a property of cultural interest of national character.
The Colonial Museum of Bogotá was inaugurated on August 6, 1942 under President of the Republic Eduardo Santos Montejo and his Minister of Education Germán Arciniegas. Its headquarters is the Casa de las Aulas, a 17th-century building that was the headquarters of the High School of the Society of Jesus, today the Xaverian University and Colegio Mayor de San Bartolomé, in Bogotá.