ANTIOQUTA , an interiordepartment of the republic of
See also:Colombia, lying S. of Bolivar, W. of the Magdalena
See also:river, and E. of
See also:Cauca .
See also:Area, 22,870 sq. m.; pop . (est . 1899) 464,887 . The greater
See also:part of its territory lies between the Magdalena and Cauca
See also:rivers and includes the
See also:northern end of the Central
See also:Cordillera . The
See also:country is covered with valuable forests, and its
See also:wealth renders it one of the most important
See also:mining regions of the republic . The capital,
See also:Medellin (est. pop . 53,000 in 1902), is a thriving mining centre, 4822 ft. above
See also:sea-level, and 125 M. from Puerto Berri6 on the Magdalena . Other important towns are
See also:Manizales (18,000) in the extreme south, the commercial centre of a
See also:rich gold and grazing region; Antioquia, the old capital, on the Cauca; and Puerto Berri6 on the Magdalena, from which a railway has been started to the capital .
ANTIPAROS (anc. Oliaros)
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