La Guajira

La Guajira is a department of . It occupies most of the in the northeast region of the country, on the Caribbean Sea and bordering , at the northernmost tip of South America.

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is the capital of the department of La Guajira. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city in the La Guajira department in northeastern , near the border with .

is a headland in northern . It is the northernmost point on the mainland of , and one of the extreme points of South America. Photo: Uhkabu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a headland in the in with an adjacent small fishing village. Photo: Veritech, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a small town on the Caribbean coast of Colombia located in the Guajira region of Colombia, approximately 70 km from and 90 km from . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

La Guajira

Latitude of center
11.5° or 11° 30' north
Longitude of center
-72.5° or 72° 30' west
Population
682,000
Elevation
36 metres (118 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3678847

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Guajira (departement)
  • Afrikaans: Guajira
  • Arabic: La Guajira
  • Arabic: إدارة لا غواخيرا
  • Asturian: La Guajira
  • Asturian: departamentu de La Guajira
  • Basque: La Guajira
  • Bengali: লা গোয়াজিরা বিভাগ
  • Breton: La Guajira
  • Bulgarian: Гуахира
  • Bulgarian: Ла Гуахира
  • Catalan: Guajira
  • Catalan: La Guajira
  • Cebuano: Departamento de La Guajira
  • Chinese: Guajira
  • Chinese: 瓜希拉省
  • Croatian: Guajira
  • Croatian: La Guajira
  • Danish: La Guajira Department
  • Dimli (individual language): La Guaxira
  • Dutch: Guajira
  • Dutch: La Guajira
  • English: La Guajira Department
  • Esperanto: Departemento La Guajira
  • Esperanto: La Guajira
  • Esperanto: La Gŭahira
  • Esperanto: La Gŭaĥira
  • Finnish: Guajira
  • French: La Guajira
  • Galician: La Guajira
  • Georgian: ლა-გუახირის დეპარტამენტი
  • German: CO-LAG
  • German: La Guajira
  • Greek: Λα Γκουατζίρα
  • Gujarati: લા ગુજિરા વિભાગ
  • Hebrew: לה גואחירה
  • Hebrew: מחוז לה גואחירה
  • Hindi: ला ग्वाजिरा विभाग
  • Hungarian: La Guajira megye
  • Iloko: Departamento ti La Guajira
  • Indonesian: Departemen Guajira
  • Italian: La Guajira
  • Italian: dipartimento di La Guajira
  • Japanese: ラ・グアヒーラ県
  • Kannada: ಲಾ ಗುಜಿರಾ ಇಲಾಖೆ
  • Korean: 라과히라
  • Korean: 라 과히라
  • Korean: 라 과히라 주
  • Korean: 라과히라주
  • Ladino: La Guajira
  • Lao: Departamento ti La Guajira
  • Latvian: Lagvahiras departaments
  • Lithuanian: Guachira
  • Lithuanian: Guachiros departamentas
  • Lithuanian: Gvachiros departamentas
  • Lithuanian: La Guachira
  • Lithuanian: La Guachiros departamentas
  • Low German: Departamento La Guajira
  • Malay: Pentadbiran Guajira
  • Malay: Pentadbiran La Guajira
  • Marathi: ला गुजिरा विभाग
  • Min Nan Chinese: Guajira
  • Northern Frisian: La Guajira (Department)
  • Northern Frisian: La Guajira
  • Norwegian: La Guajira
  • Norwegian Bokmål: La Guajira
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: La Guajira-departementet
  • Ossetian: Гуахирæ (департамент)
  • Ossetian: Гуахирæ
  • Persian: بخش لا گواخیرا
  • Persian: شهرستان لا گواخیرا
  • Polish: La Guajira
  • Portuguese: Departamento de Guajira
  • Portuguese: Departmento de guajira
  • Portuguese: Guajira
  • Portuguese: La Guajira
  • Quechua: La Guajira suyu
  • Russian: Гуахира
  • Samogitian: Guakėras departaments
  • Scots: La Guajira
  • Scots: La Guajira Depairtment
  • Scottish Gaelic: La Guajira
  • Sinhala: ලා ගුආ ජිරා දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව
  • Spanish: Guajira
  • Spanish: La Guajira
  • Swedish: Guajira
  • Swedish: La Guajira
  • Tagalog: La Guajira
  • Tamil: லா குஅஜீரா துறை
  • Telugu: లా గ్వాజిరా డిపార్ట్మెంట్
  • Telugu: లా గ్వాజిరా విభాగం
  • Thai: จังหวัดลากัวฮิรา
  • Turkish: La Guajira
  • Ukrainian: Гуахіра
  • Urdu: لا گواجیرا دیپارٹمنٹ
  • Urdu: لاگواخیرا محکمہ
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực hành chính La Guajira
  • Waray (Philippines): La Guajira
  • Western Panjabi: لاگوجیرا ڈیپارٹمنٹ
  • Wu Chinese: 瓜希拉省
  • Yoruba: Department of La Guajira
  • Yoruba: La Guajira Department
  • Comisaria de la Goajira
  • Comisaría Especial de la Guajira
  • Comisaría de La Guajira
  • Comisaría de la Guajira
  • Dipartimento di La Guajira
  • Goajira
  • Intendencia Nacional de La Guajira
  • La Goajira

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