Infobox City
official_name = San Andrés de Tumaco
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image_caption = Section of Tumaco from the air


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map_caption = Location of the city (red) and municipality (dark gray) of Tumaco in the Nariño Department.
subdivision_type = Colombia
subdivision_type = Region
subdivision_type1 = Department
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subdivision_name1 = Nariño Department
leader_title = Mayor
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population_total = 169.464
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population_density_km2 = 47
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latd= 1|latm= 48|lats= 24|latNS= N
longd= 78|longm= 45|longs= 53|longEW= W
elevation_m = 2
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Tumaco is a port city and municipality in the Nariño Department, Colombia by the Pacific Ocean. It is located on the southwestern of Colombia, near to border with Ecuador, it has a hot tropical climate. Tumaco is inhabited mainly by Afro-Colombians and some indigenous people.

Tumaco is accessible by daily flights to and from the city of Cali, which is well connected with Bogotá. Tumaco can also be reached by land via the highway from the city of Pasto, capital of the Nariño Department. Tumaco is also known for being the hometown of many great Colombian soccer players, including Willington Ortiz.

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