Norte de Santander

Norte de Santander

 

a department in northeastern Colombia. Area, 20,800 sq km. Population, 627,000 (1971). The capital is Cùcuta.

There is oil drilling and refining in the Catatumbo River basin. Sugarcane and coffee are cultivated in the river valleys and near Cúcuta. Wheat, barley, corn, and potatoes are grown in the spurs of the Cordillera Oriental and are processed locally.

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In Medellin, as well as in Catatumbo, in the Andean department of Norte de Santander, paramilitaries used cremation ovens to erase all trace of their victims.
TOKYO, July 2, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that small farmers in the Department of Norte de Santander in Colombia receiving support under its international contributions program, and in collaboration with the Federacion Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia (FNC), will export their first batch of coffee beans for sale in the Japanese market later this year.
The Black Hawk EJC-2185 helicopter blasted after a landmine was activated by the FARC in a rural area of Teorama municipality, located in the Norte de Santander Department, the Colombian army said in an online statement.
Geographic coverage: The Network of Regional Labour Market Observatory is composed of 26 observatories in five regions, as follows: Region 1 (Antioquia, Choco, Manizales, Risaralda and Armenia); Region 2 (Arauca, Casanare, Barrancabermeja, Norte de Santander, Bucaramanga, Boyaca, BogotEi, Cundinamarca, Meta, Huila and Tolima); Region 3 (Barranquilla, Cartagena, Cordoba and Sucre); Region 4 (Magdalena, La Guajira and Cesar) and Region 5 (Valle del Cauca, Cauca, and Pasto)
Cultivation increased primarily in Norte de Santander and along the Pacific coast, and decreased in the center of the country.
This study was conducted in Tama National Park (TNP) (07[degrees] 27' N, 72[degrees] 28' W) at the northern tip of the Cordillera Oriental in the jurisdiction of Herran and Toledo municipalities, Norte de Santander, Colombia (Fig.
They've just told me there are 20 dead and six wounded," said Marisa Fernandez of the Ingeominas mining regulator in Norte de Santander province, where the accident occurred.
Venezuela said on Friday that it would restart fuel shipments to the Colombian state of Norte de Santander, a further sign of the warming ties.
Great Metalurgic Coal Mine Consesion for sale in Norte de Santander / Colombia.
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No obstante, Norte de Santander es uno de los departamentos donde menos se ha estudiado la herpetofauna en Colombia; la presencia de diferentes ecosistemas que van desde los ambientes secos hasta los paramos asi como la ubicacion geografica, hace de este departamento una region interesante para el desarrollo de investigaciones sobre fauna (Rances Caicedo, com.
Similarly, 947 coffee farmers in Toledo and La Bateca, two coffee villages in Norte de Santander, hitherto divided by a long standing rivalry, have set aside their differences and are now working united, under the beneficial long term Coffee Relationship Partnership with Community Coffee Company.

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