Apart from being the operational capital of Atlantico Department, Barranquilla is also regarded as the fourth largest city in the South-American country of Colombia. Serving as the largest industrial city and port situated on the Colombian Caribbean region,
The crystal clear waters of the Magdalena River span the Colombian city of Barranquilla. As a matter of fact, due to this sole reason, Barranquilla in Colombia has transformed into a hub for maritime conveyance. In some parts of the world, Barranquilla of Colombia had also earned the recognition of being called the "Cradle of Colombian Aviation". The residents of this city also enjoy themselves to their heart's content through feting a truly fascinating carnival that is exclusive to this city.
Barranquilla at Colombia had come into existence supposedly in the year 1629 and is quite frequently regarded as the Colombia's Golden Gate or La Aresona. According to the last census, there are approximately 11,212 residents dwelling in this modern city. This meager population makes this city a wee bit smaller than Santa Marta, which is equivalent to half the size of Cartagena, another Colombian city.
Although the climate of Barranquilla is slightly on the hotter side, the trade winds blowing in the month of November lowers its temperature significantly. The climate is also very humid.
Quite a few industrial juggernauts like Bavaria S A, Expresso Brasilia S A, Comisariato Vivero, Monomeros and Cwementos Argos are also based in this city. The Barranquilla soccer team called Atletico Junior is also quite famous.
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