History of Simiti

Simití was founded on April 1, 1537.

The region was inhabited by Indians Tahamíes. A mid-nineteenth century began to be inhabited by settlers seeking grazing land. In 1933 was considered town of Bolivar. Simití is one of the municipalities that made up the former province of Mompós, and lies on the border with the department of Santander. The county seat is located three leagues in the left bank of the Magdalena River, on the banks of the swamp of his name between 0 ° 10 'east longitude and 7 º 50' north latitude, the meridian of Bogotá