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Montería

Travel Guide South America Colombia Montería

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Introduction

Montería is the capital of the Cordoba department in the northwest of Colombia and has around 275,000 inhabitants.

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Getting There

By Plane

Los Garzones Airport (MTR) has flights to/from Bogota, Cartagena and Medellin.

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Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

The country calling code to Colombia is: 59
To make an international call from Colombia, the code is: 005

Post

4-72 is the unusual name of Colombia's postal service. They have post offices throughout the country, which are open usually from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday and sometimes on Saturday mornings as well. That doesn't apply to all offices though, only the larger ones in the big cities. But for example along the Caribbean coast, offices tend to close between noon and 2:00pm. But even at the ones that are officially open all day long, it might be difficult to get anything done during those hours. For domestic services, sending letters and postcards is mostly reliable but takes days, for international services don't hold your breath. Eventually, a postcard or letter might arrive in the country of destination but it's almost not worth it. For parcels, you are better off using companies like FedEx, DHL or UPS.

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