Floridablanca is a municipality in the department of Santander. It is part of the metropolitean area of Bucaramanga. Floridablanca is known for its parks and the Piedra del Sol, a large rock with spirals and circles carved by the Guane over 1,000 years ago. First settlers: The actual territory was occupied by cacique Guane in the prehispanic era as Bucaramanga and Piedecuesta. Guanes used to inhabit the zone, but is improbable that there were important human centers because of the war zone.
According to official DANE census, Floridablanca has 262165 inhabitants, being the second most populated city in Santander. 47,37% are men, while 52,63% are women. 95,6% of the population over 5 years know how to write and read, meaning, illiteracy rate is about 4,4%.