Is a Colombian municipality located in the northeast of the department of Huila.
It was renamed “Rivera” in memory of José Eustasio Rivera, a writer born there in 1888.
In the territory of the municipality there are two different regions: one to the east: mountainous, belonging to the western slope of the eastern mountain range; the other to the west: flat, included in the valley of the Magdalena River. It is part of the SubNorth region of the department.
Weather: 26°C, wind from N at 13km/h, humidity 61%
Its territorial extension is 404 km²
height is 700
Population: 22,877 (2018)
Area: 435 km²