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5th Division (Colombia)

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The 5th Division (Quinta División del Ejército Nacional de Colombia) is a Colombian National Army division based in the city of Bogotá consisting of five brigades the 1st Brigade based in Tunja, the 6th Brigade based in Ibagué, the 8th Brigade based in Neiva, the 9th Brigade based in Neiva and the 13th Brigade based in Bogotá and also the biggest Brigade in the Colombian Army. [1]

14 relations: Bogotá, Brigade, Chaparral, Tolima, Division (military), Honda, Tolima, Ibagué, Juan Manuel Santos, National Army of Colombia, Neiva, Huila, Pitalito, President of Colombia, Rovira, Tolima, Tunja, 37th Infantry Presidential Guard Battalion.


Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santafé de Bogotá between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, although often thought of as part of Cundinamarca.

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A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Chaparral, Tolima

Chaparral is a town and municipality in the Tolima department of Colombia.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Honda, Tolima

Honda is a town and municipality in the Tolima department of Colombia.

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Ibagué is the capital of Tolima, one of the 32 departments that make up the Republic of Colombia.

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Juan Manuel Santos

Juan Manuel Santos Calderón (born 10 August 1951) is a Colombian politician and the President of Colombia, in office since 2010.

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National Army of Colombia

The National Army of Colombia (Ejército Nacional de Colombia) is the land military force of Colombia and the largest and oldest service branch of the Military Forces of Colombia.

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Neiva, Huila

Neiva is the capital of the Department of Huila.

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Pitalito is a Colombian town and municipality located to the south of the Department of Huila, Colombia over the Valley of the Rio Grande de la Magdalena, 188 km from Huila's capital, Neiva.

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President of Colombia

The President of Colombia (Presidente de Colombia), officially known as the President of the Republic of Colombia (Presidente de la República de Colombia) is the head of state and head of government of Colombia.

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Rovira, Tolima

Rovira is a town and municipality in the Tolima department of Colombia.

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Tunja is a city on the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes, in the region known as the Altiplano Cundiboyacense, 130 km northeast of Bogotá.

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37th Infantry Presidential Guard Battalion

The 37th Infantry Presidential Guard Battalion (Spanish:Batallón de Infantería N° 37 Guardia) is the President of Colombia's honour guard service regiment under the National Army of Colombia.

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5th Division of the Colombian National Army.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5th_Division_(Colombia)

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