Huila is one of the departments of Colombia. It is located in the southwest of the country, and its capital is Neiva.
The south of the department is located in the Colombian Massif.
The Cordillera Oriental is born in this place. Colombia's second highest peak, the Nevado Del Huila volcano, is located in Huila department.
The Magdalena River (also called Yuma River) is Colombia's largest river, rises in Huila department. Some of Huila's most important towns are placed in the Magdalena River Valley. Betania is a dam located in the Magdalena river. A bigger dam, El Quimbo, is planned for the same river.