Cartago, Valle del Cauca

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For ither uises, see Cartago.
Municipality an ceety
Cathedral o Cartago
Cathedral o Cartago
Banner o Cartago
Offeecial seal o Cartago
Location o the municipality an toun o Cartago in Valle del Cauca, Colombie.
Location o the municipality an toun o Cartago in Valle del Cauca, Colombie.
Cartago is locatit in Colombia
Location in Colombie
Coordinates: 4°42′N 75°55′W / 4.700°N 75.917°W / 4.700; -75.917
Kintra  Colombie
Depairtment Valle del Cauca
Foondit 1540
 • Total 279 km2 (108 sq mi)
Elevation 917 m (3,009 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Tot 124,242
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cartagüeño
Time zone Colombie Staundart Time (UTC-5)
Aurie code(s) 57 + 2
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid (in Spaingie)

Cartago (pronunciation kärtä'gō) is a ceety in soothwastren Colombie, aboot 187 miles wast o Bogotá. It is in the extreme northren portion o Valle del Cauca. It is locatit vera close tae the ceety o Pereira, aboot a 20 minute drive. It is the fowert lairgest ceety in Valle efter Cali, Palmira, an Tuluá. In 2003, it haed a population o approximately 132,000 indwallers.

Owerview[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cartago featurs wairm wather, aboot 27 degrees Celsius or mair on a teepical day. The ceety is hame tae multiple fermhooses an ferm awners, recreational steids, discos an condos frequentit bi fowk comin frae Pereira.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

The University o Valle haes a branch campus in Cartago. The main Universidad del Valle campus is based in Cali, the depairtment caipital. The Cartago branch campus address is locatit at Calle 10 N° 19-05.

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Artesanías (handcraftit products) are sauld in several street stores in the ceety.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Santa Ana Airport serves the ceety wi daily flicht bi Easyfly direct frae Bogota.
  • Matecaña Internaitional Airport, serves the nearbi ceety o Pereira
  • Cartago haes an extensive netwirk for taxis in the ceety, as well as minibuses (cried Busetas).

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