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

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