About Zapayan

Zapayán is a village in the Department of Magdalena , Colombia , the first settlers were the Chimilas. Following an order of settlement, the settlement began when some farmers of the coastal population of Oak Bolivar in 1800 approx. began building their first homes on the banks of the swamp zapayán. as is the youngest municipality in the department, acquired its administrative and political category by ordinance no.005 of 23 June 2000, the municipalities of segregated Pedraza, Tenerife and pinion