Accession Number : ADA307764

Title :   Economic and Geographic Translations on Latin America (The Geography of the Soils of Colombia).

Corporate Author : JOINT PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH SERVICE ARLINGTON VA

PDF Url : ADA307764

Report Date : 06 MAY 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : Special Comisaria of Vichada - This comisaria has an extension of 102,990 square kilometers and a 1959 population estimated at 14,830 inhabitants, which means a density of 0.149 inhabitants per square kilometer with an annual geometric increase of 23.99%. According to data obtained in this territory this year, the total population of the Comisaria consists of some 40,000 inhabitants, classified as follows: 10,000 civilized and 30,000 natives consisting of the Guajiba, Saliva, Sicuane, Piapoco, Amorua and Cuiba tribes. The result of the census held last year in this country (1964) definitely allocated to the Comisaria 10,130 inhabitants of which 1,449 live in the capital Puerto Carreno. Its borders are the following: in the North the Republic of Venezuela, consisting of the Rio Meta, State of Tachira; in the South the new Comisaria of Guania; in the East again the Republic of Venezuela, with the Rio Orinoco, Federal Amazonas Territory; and in the west the Department of Meta.

Descriptors :   *ECONOMICS, *SOILS, *TRANSLATIONS, *GEOGRAPHY, POPULATION, LANGUAGE TRANSLATION, LATIN AMERICA, COLOMBIA, VENEZUELA, CENSUS, SALIVA.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Geography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE