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Department of Meta
Departamento del Meta
Department
Flag of Department of Meta
Flag
Coat of arms of Department of Meta
Coat of arms
Motto: Llano Grande de Colombia y Meta
Anthem: Himno de Meta (Colombia)
Meta shown in red
Meta shown in red
Topography of the department
Topography of the department
Country  Colombia
Region Orinoquía Region
Established July 1, 1960
Area
 • Total 85,635 km2 (33,064 sq mi)
Population (2018)
 • Total 1,039,722
 • Density 12.14132/km2 (31.44588/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-05
ISO 3166 code CO-MET
Provinces 4
Municipalities 29
Website www.meta.gov.co

Meta is a department of Colombia. Its capital is Villavicencio.

The Meta River crosses the department.

Municipalities

Ariari Villavicencio Piedemonte Meta River
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Colombia - Meta - Villavicencio.svg
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Colombia - Meta - Río Meta.svg
El Castillo • El Dorado • Fuente de Oro • Granada • La Uribe • Lejanías • Mapiripán • Mesetas • Puerto Concordia • Puerto Lleras • Puerto Rico • San Juan de Arama • Vista Hermosa
Villavicencio
Acacías • Barranca de Upía • Castilla la Nueva • Cubarral • Cumaral • El Calvario • Guamal • Restrepo • San Carlos de Guaroa • San Juanito • San Martín
Cabuyaro • La Macarena • Puerto Gaitán • Puerto López
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