- Republic of New Granada
Republic of New Granada
República de la Nueva Granada
← 1831–1858 → Flag Coat of arms Motto
Libertad y Orden
(English: Liberty and Order)
Capital Santa Fe de Bogotá Religion Roman Catholic Government Republic History - Established October 20, 1831 - Bill of rights¹ 1853 - Constitutional Change April 11, 1858 Currency Peso Today part of Brazil
¹ Abolition of slavery, and suffrage to all males over 21.
The Republic of New Granada was a centralist republic consisting primarily of present-day Colombia and Panama with smaller portions of today's Ecuador, and Venezuela. It was created after the dissolution in 1830 of Gran Colombia. It was later abolished in 1858 when the Granadine Confederation was created.
The territory of the Republic was divided into provinces. Each province was composed of one or more cantons, each canton was divided into several districts parish.
Likewise, the Republic covered some territories in the peripheries of the country.
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