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Cordillera Oriental (Colombia)

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointRitacuba Blanco (5410 m/17,749 ft)
CountriesColombia
States/ProvincesSantander (21%), Boyacá (16%), Norte de Santander (15%), Cundinamarca (15%), Huila (7%), Caquetá (7%), Meta (6%), Cesar (4%), Tolima (3%), Cauca (2%), Arauca (1%), Distrito Capital (1%), Casanare (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area144,252 sq km / 55,696 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent924 km / 574 mi North-South
517 km / 322 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long5° 8' N; 74° 15' W
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Map of Cordillera Oriental (Colombia)
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Cordillera Oriental (Colombia).
Colombian AndesLevel 3 (Parent)
         Cordillera Occidental (Colombia)Level 4 (Sibling)
         Cordillera Central (Colombia)Level 4 (Sibling)
         Cordillera Oriental (Colombia)Level 4



Major Peaks of the Cordillera Oriental (Colombia)

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Ritacuba Blanco541017,749 
2.Cerro Concavo517316,972 
3.Cerro El Nevado425013,944 
4.Saliente del Rio Guape418013,714 
5.Alto de San Mateo410013,451 
6.Cerro El Viejo410013,451 
7.Paramor de Almorzadero409313,428 
8.Alto de Las Oseras383012,566 
9.Cerro Cazueleja382012,533 
10.A Ramirez378612,421 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Cordillera Oriental (Colombia)

Ritacuba Blanco
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Approaching the summit on Ritacuba Blanco, Colombia (2009-02-06). Photo by Ken Jones.
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