About Mitu

Mitu is the capital of the department of Vaupés, located in the southeast part of Colombia and on the border with Brazil . The municipality is located predominantly on the right bank of the river Vaupés . With nearly 16,422 km2 according to Census and Dane with a population of 16,580 inhabitants where the indigenous race predominates with a variety of 27 different ethnic groups. Mitu is characterized as an area of transition between the dry plains of the Orinoco , and Amazon rainforest.