Boyacá, Boyacá

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Boyacá
Municipality an toun
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Location o the municipality an toun o Boyacá in the Boyacá Depairtment o Colombie.
Location o the municipality an toun o Boyacá in the Boyacá Depairtment o Colombie.
Kintra Colombie
DepairtmentBoyacá
ProvinceMárquez Province
Foondit8 August 1537
Govrenment
 • Mayor (Alcalde)Julio Cesar Neira Catro
Area
 • Total48 km2 (18.5 sq mi)
Elevation
2,420 m (7,940 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot4,947
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombie Staundart Time)
Wabsteidhttp://boyaca-boyaca.gov.co/index.shtml

Boyacá is a toun an municipality in Boyacá, Colombie, pairt o the subregion o the Márquez Province. It is locatit approximately 9 miles (15 km) frae the ceety o Tunja, the caipital o the Boyacá Depairtment.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

This Colombie toun wis foondit on 8 August 1537, bi Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, durin a expedition tae discover the famit El Dorado.

Bibliografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Senado de la República de Colombia (1989), Municipios colombianos. Bogotá: Pama Editores Ltda. ISBN 958-9077-02-1

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 5°27′15″N 73°21′43″W / 5.45417°N 73.36194°W / 5.45417; -73.36194