Córdoba, Quindío

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Córdoba
Municipality and town
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Location of the municipality and town of Córdoba, Quindío in the Quindío Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Córdoba, Quindío in the Quindío Department of Colombia.
Coordinates: 4°23′28″N 75°41′16″W / 4.39111°N 75.68778°W / 4.39111; -75.68778
Country Colombia
DepartmentQuindío Department
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

Córdoba is a municipality in the eastren pairt o the depairtment o Quindío, Colombie. It is locatit 24 km sootheast o the depairtmental caipital Armenia.

Córdoba is boondit tae the north bi the municipality oi Calarcá, tae the south by Pijao, tae the wast bi Buenavista, an tae the east bi the depairtment o Tolima.

Córdoba wis foondit in 1927 bi Jesús García an Jesús Buitrago, an became a municipality in 1966 when it split frae Calarcá. In 2005 it haed a estimatit population o 7,800, o which 4,100 live in the main urban zone. Bi population it is the seicont smawest municipality in Quindío, efter Buenavista.

Córdoba is hame tae the National Bamboo an Guadua Investigation Centre (Spaingie: Centro Nacional para el Estudio Bambú-Guadua). Open tae the public, the centre shows the potential uisses o guadua as a material for construction, furnitur an decoration. It unnertaks research on the cultivation o new varieties o guadua.

The Bamboo an Guadua Festival (Spainyie: Fiesta del Bambú y la Guadua) is held in Córdoba in Juin.

Guadua furnitur on display at the Naitional Bamboo an Guadua Investigation Centre in Córdoba, Quindío.

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