Information on Barranquilla
Barranquilla, to the north of Colombia is in the corner where the Caribbean Sea meets the Rio Magdalena, is an air, sea, river and communications hub.
Its 154 kilometers are home to more than a million inhabitants whose common feature is the spontaneity and cheer of the people of the Caribbean, engaged in productive work in four sectors: industry, services, trade and transport. Prominent among them metalworking manufacturing and industrial activity, the production of food and beverages, clothing and chemicals.
With adequate utility infrastructure, multiple tariff advantages, a modern and efficient industrial free zone parks, the capital of the department of the Atlántico is a strategic location for the development of international trade.
The average temperature is 28 degrees Celsius, Barranquilla has a pleasant climate most of the year, in good way cooling winds that roam around this territory. Seasonal rains from May to June and from August to November.
Barranquilla is a city surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, as Bocas de Ceniza and Puerto Colombia. Places of special appeal include Old Prado, Old Customs Building, the Teatro Amira de la Rosa, the Romantic Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in Barranquilla, the Zoo and the neighboring towns where various festivals are held during the year.
The city has been the birthplace of famous people of the artistic and cultural life of the country, including writers, poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, historians, filmmakers, journalists, broadcasters, who have made up the name of Colombia, and received awards for its wealth of national arts and letters.