in Arauca of Departamento de Arauca, Colombia

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.085 and -70.759 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 5' 4" and W -70° 45' 32"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - COP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:51 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Bogota
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:25 am and 5:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-7.083 and 109.236 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Grendi Lor
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Delve into Arauca

Arauca in Arauca (Departamento de Arauca) with it's 69,264 habitants is a town located in Colombia about 285 mi (or 459 km) north-east of Bogota, the country's capital town.

Time in Arauca is now 02:51 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Bogota with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Arauca. The closest airport in Colombia is Santiago Perez Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Santa Cruz de Guacas, Maporal, El Canton, Santa Barbara and Pedraza La Vieja. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Punta Arena Spa Boutique

0,1 mi
CALLE 20 No 23 -70

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Joropiando en el Arauca 2014

Published: December 03, 2014
Length: 26:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Versión Once del festival de danza llanera Joropiando en el Arauca, realizado el dos de diciembre de 2014.

Arauca Arauca

Published: March 14, 2010
Length: 41:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ferchoberrio

Es una canción del sentir araucano, que hace vibrar los corazones de la gente nacida, criada y adoptada por esta tierra, es como el segundo himno de la ciudadanía. Arauca, la tierra del joropo...

Copleros - Final Festival Arauca 2014

Published: December 10, 2014
Length: 54:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Gerardo Leal vs Libardo Alexis Sanabria, en el Festival Internacional del Joropo Santa Bárbara de Arauca. /

Copa de coleo en fiestas patronales de Arauca 2013

Published: December 14, 2013
Length: 13:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Final Copa de coleo de las fiestas patronales de Arauca. Primera salida de coleadores.


Published: November 16, 2012
Length: 09:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Canal CNC Arauca

Paula Andrea Martínez nueva señorita Arauca y su baile del joropo.

Grupo de joropo Alpargatas de Arauca

Published: January 22, 2013
Length: 34:27 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: / Quinto lugar categoría padrotes en el mundial de danza coreográfica llanera realizado en Arauca.

Copleros - semifinal Festival Arauca 2014

Published: December 09, 2014
Length: 47:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Leonardo Requena de Venezuela vs Alexis Sanabria, Colombia, /

Muere joven en Arauca tras accidente de transito

Published: August 29, 2014
Length: 22:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Canal CNC Arauca

Canal CNC Arauca - Noticias de Arauca - El canal mas visto en el departamento de Arauca, contamos con información las 24 horas del día, fotos y contenido multimedia.

Grupo Alpargata de Arauca

Published: December 10, 2013
Length: 47:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Primer lugar en la categoría tradicional profesional en Joropiando en el Arauca 2013. /

Noticias CNC ARAUCA 03 12 2014 - Joropeando en el Arauca

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 15:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Canal CNC Arauca

Canal CNC Arauca - Noticias de Arauca - El canal mas visto en el departamento de Arauca, contamos con información las 24 horas del día, fotos y contenido multimedia.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Arauca department

Arauca Department (Spanish: Departamento de Arauca) is a department of Colombia located in the extreme north of the Orinoco part of Colombia, bordering Venezuela. It is bordered to the south by the Casanare River and the Meta River, which separate it from the departments of Casanare and Vichada. To the west borders with the Boyacá Department. The Caño Limón oil fields located in its territory accounts for 30% of Colombian oil output. Its capital is the town of Arauca.

Located at 7.08333, -70.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Arauca Department, Departments of Colombia, States and territories established in 1991

Arauca, Arauca

Arauca is a municipality and capital city of the Arauca Department of Colombia. Its full name is Villa de Santa Bárbara de Arauca, it is located at N 07° 05′ 25″ - W 70° 45′ 42″. The Municipality of Arauca has a total population of 82,149 (2005 census).

Located at 7.09028, -70.7617 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in the Arauca Department, Municipalities of Arauca, Populated places established in 1780, Colombia–Venezuela border crossings, Capitals of Colombian departments

Apure River

The Apure River is a river of southwestern Venezuela, formed by the confluence of the Sarare and Uribante near Guasdualito, in Venezuela, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|15|N|70|40|W||| | |name= }}, and flowing across the llanos into the Orinoco. It provides significant transportation in the area.

Located at 7.25, -70.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Colombia, Rivers of Venezuela, Orinoco basin

Santiago Pérez Quiroz Airport

Santiago Pérez Quiroz Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Santiago Pérez Quiroz) is an airport serving Arauca, the capital of the Arauca Department in Colombia.

Located at 7.06889, -70.7369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Colombia, Arauca Department

Guasdualito Airport

Guasdualito Airport, is an airport in Guasdualito, Venezuela.

Located at 7.21111, -70.7564 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Venezuela

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Arauca, Araŭko, آرائوکا, AUC, არაუკა, 아라우카, Arauka, آراؤکا, Араука, آراوکا، آراوکا, 阿劳卡