Chiquinquirá

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Chiquinquirá
Municipality an toun
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Banner o Chiquinquirá
Banner
Offeecial seal o Chiquinquirá
Seal
Location o the municipality an toun o Chiquinquirá in the Boyacá Depairtment o Colombie.
Location o the municipality an toun o Chiquinquirá in the Boyacá Depairtment o Colombie.
Chiquinquirá is locatit in Colombia
Chiquinquirá
Chiquinquirá
Location in Colombie
Coordinates: 5°37′08″N 73°49′12″W / 5.61889°N 73.82000°W / 5.61889; -73.82000
Kintra  Colombie
Depairtment Boyacá
Province Wastren Boyacá Province
Mayor Nelson Orlando Rincón Sierra
Govrenment
 • Foondit 1810
Elevation 2,556 m (8,386 ft)
Population
 • Tot 52,601
Demonym(s) Chiquinquireño
Time zone Colombie Staundart Time (UTC-5)

Chiquinquirá is a toun an municipality in the Colombie Depairtment o Boyacá,[1] pairt o the subregion o the Wastren Boyacá Province. Locatit some 115 km north o Bogotá, Chiquinquirá is 2570 m (8432 ft) abuin sea level an haes a yearly average temperatur o 58°F.

Chiquinquirá is constitutit bi twa zones: the urban zone or toun that is formit bi approximately 40 neebourheids atween the strata 1 an 4, an the landwart zone that is dividit in 17 sub zones locatit aroond the ceety.

Chiquinquirá is considered tae be the releegious caipital o Colombie. It is hame to the Basílica de Chiquinquirá, that houses the image o the Virgen de Chiquinquirá, the patroness saunt o Colombie. Chiquinquirá is a major point o releegious pilgrimage.

The pentin o the Virgin Mary at Chiquinquirá

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Alcaldía de Chiquinquirá - Boyacá". Gobierno en Línea.net. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 

Coordinates: 5°38′N 73°45′W / 5.633°N 73.750°W / 5.633; -73.750