Santa Marta

Santa Marta

Is a city located on the Caribbean Sea, in the department of Magdalena in northern Colombia. It is a busy port that was also the first Spanish settlement in Colombia. It is the access road for excursions in the Tayrona National Natural Park and for multi-day guided tours of the archaeological site of the Lost City (Teyuna) in the Sierra Nevada of the Santa Marta mountains.

Elevation: 6m

Area: 2,393 km²

Population: 499,192 (2018)

Weather: 29°C, NE wind at 11km/h, 79% humidity

Founder: Rodrigo de Bastidas

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