Subdivisions of Gran Colombia

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The subdivisions of Republic of Gran Colombia, a former independent country in northern South America.

The post-Spanish colonial country existed from 1819 to 1831, the initial 1820 subdivisions were revised and expanded in 1824.

1820 Departments[edit]

Gran Colombia departments in 1820.

The initial country subdivision of Gran Colombia was into three departments, without larger districts or smaller provinces, they were:

1824 Districts, departments, & provinces[edit]

Gran Colombia departments in 1824.

Distrito del Norte[edit]

The Distrito del Norte (northern district) was in present-day Venezuela and parts of Guyana and Brazil, its departments and provinces were:

Distrito del Centro[edit]

The Distrito del Centro (central district) was in present-day Colombia and Panamá, its departments and provinces were:

Distrito del Sur[edit]

The Distrito del Sur (southern district) was in present-day Ecuador, and north of Marañón River in present-day Perú, its departments and provinces were:

Maps of subdivisions[edit]

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