Bucaramanga

What is Bucaramanga known for?


academic programs

levels, with 124 academic programs, which includes 21 master (Master's degree), and 4 doctorates. Headquartered in Bogotá, Corficolombiana was the first Colombian financial institution. Founded in 1959, it has continued to grow and now offers


local small

in 2007 the first store at Megamall shopping center, merging later with a local supermarket named Mercadefam, the chain now has seven stores in the city. Along with this, there are local small chain stores in Bucaramanga such as Mercomfenalco, Cootracolta, Cajasan and others. thumb 1000px center View of the city of Bucaramanga in 2006. (File:Panoramica Bucaramanga.jpg) Labor Market Historically the city of Bucaramanga has been one of the cities


national games

and was attended by countries around the world. competing in this scenario adapted. For the practice of track and field is the stage of Enrique Figueroa Rey known as Flora Stadium, a stadium there softball and a recent skating rink located in the area of Ciudadela Real de Minas. Bucaramanga has twice been the scene of the National Games (National Games of Colombia) in the year 1941 and 1996, headquarters of the Pan American Cycling Championships in the year 2000 Challenger ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) Seguros Bolivar Tennis in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 where players have the most important part of Colombia, and some of the best in the world. The Colombian Football Association announced that Bucaramanga will be one of the venue cities to host the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup. WikiPedia:Bucaramanga commons:Bucaramanga


wide range

and Auditorium Luis A. Calvo thumb Universidad Industrial de Santander (File:UIS - Facultad de Ciencias Humanas.jpg). Faculty of Humanities thumb Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (File:Unab3.jpg).Headquarters The Garden. The city has a good reputation due to its numerous universities, among them: Industrial University of Santander (''Universidad Industrial de Santander'') The Universidad Industrial de Santander is an official institution which offers 95 degrees and a wide range

a wide range of financial services. It has nine offices in Bogotá, and five regional offices located in Cali, Medellín, Bucaramanga, Barranquilla and Santa Fe de Bogotá. '''Estadio Alfonso López''' is a multi-purpose stadium in Bucaramanga, Colombia. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 people, and is the home of Atlético Bucaramanga and Real Santander. http

in neighboring cities, but this is one of the better places in an area with a wide range of hotels. *


great shows

The City also has a polyfunctional center for events and shows, which gives a space for performing great shows, puzzle games, sports and business. A number of meeting rooms and conferences allow Bucaramanga to hold conventions for entrepreneurs around the country. The trade fairs as well as direct benefits to the respective sector, have benefits in other areas of the economy such as transport, hotels, restaurants, shops and various services


team basketball

. This scenario is the home team basketball Búcaros Santander. In the Olympic village are also the Olympic pools, who received a remodel in 2010. Another scenario where different sports are practiced is the Moon Edmundo Santos Coliseum located in the area of the royal citadel of mine, that due to the remodeling of Vincent Romero Diaz got the home games of the professional teams Football Living Room (Futsal) Independent Santander and Bucaramanga FSC. In 2010 began the construction


home team

. This scenario is the home team basketball Búcaros Santander. In the Olympic village are also the Olympic pools, who received a remodel in 2010. Another scenario where different sports are practiced is the Moon Edmundo Santos Coliseum located in the area of the royal citadel of mine, that due to the remodeling of Vincent Romero Diaz got the home games of the professional teams Football Living Room (Futsal) Independent Santander and Bucaramanga FSC. In 2010 began the construction


excellent manufacturing

content Ruitoque is the best place in Colombia for both tandem and paragliding courses. Colombia paragliding is an Internationally qualified company offering the best and most qualified guides. * Visit the many shopping centers. Buy To buy shoes, there is not a better place than Bucaramanga, due to the many shoe factories the prices are inexpensive. Good leather and excellent manufacturing. Eat Traditional Santanderean dishes include: * Cabro : Goat meat. * Mute : A thick soup made


traditional sweet

. The ants culonas (Atta laevigata) is perhaps the most striking and unique of the foods of Santander, and are abundant in the months of March and April. To make this dish, they remove the head and wings of local giant ants and roast them in a fire. It is generally served on a platter on the street or are sold in jars of hundreds. Other seasonal foods found in abundance are: traditional sweet celery, lemon, citron, rice, caramel, and pineapple. Most are produced in neighboring Floridablanca. The wafer


important oil

official universities nationwide. Also, the University has created affiliate branches in Barrancabermeja - home of the most important oil refinery in the country -, El Socorro and Málaga. Recently it has extended its services to Barranquilla and Bogotá through the offer of its Graduate Programs. *Universidad de Santander (UDES) *Unidades Tecnológicas de Santander (UTS) *Autonomous University of Bucaramanga (''Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga'') *Saint Thomas Aquinas University (''Universidad Santo Tomás'') *Pontifical Bolivarian University (''Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana'') Culture thumb left Neomundo. (File:Neomundo - Bucaramanga.jpg) thumb Museum of Modern Art in Bucaramanga. (File:FHB 0144.jpg) Bucaramangan culture has several expressions, from the visual arts such as painting, sculpture, photography, and recently also in experimental demonstrations that incorporate new technology for artistic communication, such as video. Throughout Bucaramanga's history it has hosted many cultural offerings in various areas, causing arts groups to form within the city. One of the main pillars of culture in Bucaramanga is literature, as in the past there was a cultural movement around literature that produced a number of writers. In 1995, the administration of Mayor Luis Fernando Peña Cote decided to convert Gabriel Turbay Public Library to hold the newly created Municipal Institute of Culture, assigning the library building to Gabriel Turbay, who has overseen space management for the institute, which has meant the movement of areas of the library to use the administrative area of the Municipal Institute of Culture. The creation of the Municipal Institute of Culture was conceived in order to expand the possibilities for sponsoring culture in the metropolitan area. But as culture has not traditionally played a leading role in local government, colleges do not receive sufficient funding and incentives to fulfill their purposes. The Institute provides library services, art workshops, and a variety of shows and cultural work from the different neighborhoods of the city. The city sponsors these cultural activities with private investment. Bucaramanga also features a cultural radio station (Station Cultural Luis Carlos Galán Sarmiento) on 100.7 FM. Gastronomy thumb Corn arepa and tamal pelao typical food of Bucaramanga Santander and Santander. (File:Arepa y Tamal Santandereano.jpg) In Bucaramanga, you can find all kinds of restaurants specializing in all types of cuisine. A significant number of restaurants are located in the central area of Llano. Typical dishes from Bucaramanga include: the Santander-mute a soup made from various grains and accompanied by various types of meat, the fricassee, a preparation of viscera and blood of goat mixed with white rice camuro and accompanied by roasted kid, oread meat, corn arepa pela'o, and the tamale sobrebarriga. The ants culonas (Atta laevigata) is perhaps the most striking and unique of the foods of Santander, and are abundant in the months of March and April. To make this dish, they remove the head and wings of local giant ants and roast them in a fire. It is generally served on a platter on the street or are sold in jars of hundreds. Other seasonal foods found in abundance are: traditional sweet celery, lemon, citron, rice, caramel, and pineapple. Most are produced in neighboring Floridablanca. The wafer and veleño sandwich are two other dishes found in great quantity in Bucaramanga. Tourism thumb Hotel Dann Carlton. (File:Hotel Dann Carlton Bucaramanga.JPG) thumb left Chicamocha Canyon, where the National Park or PANACHI Chicamocha, one of the biggest attractions in the region. (File:Cañón delChicamocha Bucaramanga Colombia.JPG) In Bucaramanga and neighboring municipalities can perform a variety of tourism, ecological tourism through its parks, adventure tourism Ruitoque table in 15 minutes from the city is the "Voladero the Eagles" where you can go Paragliding. The downtown area boasts colonial buildings like the churches of San Laureano, Dolores Chapel. Some houses such as the house of Bolivar, of Louis Peru de Lacroix. Other colonial buildings are located in the neighboring municipalities of the city. Bucaramanga tourist diversity earned him being chosen as one of the seven tourist destinations of national pride through a voting process that was convened by Colombia is passion and Bavaria. Bucaramanga has a very good hotel infrastructure composed in part by some of the best hotel chains in the country. Several areas of the city center are important restaurants and nightclubs in the city. Lookouts thumb left view from the observation deck of Bucaramanga Palonegro, near the airport. (File:Mirador palonegro.jpg) '''Morrorico:''' Located east of Bucaramanga, the road to Cucuta, you can see a panorama of the city, here is the statue of Sacred Heart, which is visited at Easter time, and the inhabitants and parishioners sector have the belief that the statue does miracles. Also in this area is planned the construction of a cable car or cable metrocable called to transport the inhabitants of the sector. '''Palonegro:''' On the road to the airport of the same name, where you can have a splendid view of the metropolitan area of Bucaramanga. in place encuentan whereabouts visited several nightclubs and especially on weekends. Natural and Historic around '' 'Chicamocha National Park''' (PANACHI): on the road that leads to Bogotá at the maximum height of the Cordillera Oriental in the municipality of ARATOCA, offers an exceptional view of the mighty river canyon Chicamocha, is equally Chicamocha National Park, from where you can appreciate at its best canons of rivers Chicamocha and Suarez. thumb left Chicamocha National Park, one of the major attractions of the region. (File:Parqueadero Panachi.JPG) '''Giron:''': Located 9 km (mile) of Bucaramanga. Founded in 1631, the gold mines were important during the colonial era of tremendous architectural heritage, which made it a national monument. Stands the Museum of Religious Art, with valuable paintings and ancient liturgical objects, The Basilica of the Lord of Miracles, pilgrimage site, and the Chapel of Corregidor, on the outskirts. '''Socorro (Socorro, Santander):''' Located WikiPedia:Bucaramanga commons:Bucaramanga

Bucaramanga

'''Bucaramanga''' is the capital city of the department of Santander (Santander Department), Colombia. Bucaramanga has the fifth largest economy by GDP in Colombia, has the lowest unemployment rate, the highest GINI index, and has the eighth largest population in the country, with 530,900 people. Bucaramanga has over 160 parks scattered throughout the city and has been given the nickname "La Ciudad de Los Parques" ("The City of Parks") and "La Ciudad Bonita de Colombia" ("Colombia's Beautiful City").

Bucaramanga has grown rapidly since the 1960s, mostly into neighboring locations within the metropolitan area. Floridablanca (Floridablanca, Santander), Girón (San Juan de Girón) and Piedecuesta are inextricably linked geographically and commercially with Bucaramanga, and now all form together the Bucaramanga metropolitan area in Colombia with 1,276,329 inhabitants.

The city is the base of the Colombian Petroleum Institute (ICP), the research branch of the state oil company Ecopetrol and the Colombian Natural Gas Company (Ecogas).

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