Barranquilla is a city and municipality located in northern Colombia. It is the only major city in South America that was populated before its formal foundation. Barranquilla is located near the Caribbean Sea. The city is located in the Atlántico Department, of which it is the capital. Barranquilla is the largest city and port in the northern Caribbean Coast region of Colombia, with a population of 2,370,753 as of 2011 in its metropolitan area, which makes it Colombia’s fourth most populous city after Bogotá, Medellín and Cali. Barranquilla lies strategically next to the delta of the Magdalena River, 7.5 km (4.7 mi) (originally 25 km (16 mi) before rapid urban growth) from its mouth at the Caribbean Sea, serving as port for river and maritime transportation within Colombia. It is also the main industrial, shopping, educational and cultural centre of the Caribbean Region of Colombia. The city is the core of the Metropolitan Area of Barranquilla, which also includes the municipalities of Soledad, Galapa, Malambo, and Puerto Colombia.
Uber has arrived in Barranquilla, their first city in the Colombian coast. To celebrate their arrival, Uber Barranquilla customers can enter the promo code AJAUBER to receive 3 free trips, up to $20,000 pesos each, valid through March 2015.
Del Caribe aflora, bella, encantadora Barranquilla, nuestra primera ciudad costeña.
For more information about the launch of Uber in Colombia, read the Uber Barranquilla promotional blog here.