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Municipality an toun
Location o the municipality an toun o Lloró in the Chocó Depairtment o Colombie.
Location o the municipality an toun o Lloró in the Chocó Depairtment o Colombie.
Kintra Colombie
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombie Staundart Time)

Lloró is a municipality an toun in the Chocó Depairtment, Colombie. It claims the seicont warld record for heichest average annual precipitation wi 12,717 mm (501 in)[1][2] efter López del Micay which haulds the record wi 12,892.4 mm (508 in).[3] The rainfaw data wis measured in its Agricultural Farm, managed bi the Varsity o Bogotá, atween 1952 an 1989. If accurate, that wad mak it the wettest place in the warld.[4] The Spainyie verb llorar "tae cry" can be uised as a metaphor for rain an aw, an sae lloró can mean "It rained". Housomeivver, this is no the oreegin o the name; the toun is namit for Gioró, a pre-Columbie indigenous chief.

An 1853 wattercolor bi Manuel María Paz portrays twa men in strae hats wi a female vendor at a liquor staund in Lloró.[5]

Corregimientos[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • El Cajón
  • Carmen de Surama
  • Irabubú
  • La Playita
  • San Lorenzo
  • Sesego
  • El Tigre
  • Urabará

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.banrepcultural.org/blaavirtual/faunayflora/pacific1/cap10.htm[deid airtin]
  2. Luiz Drude de Lacerda (9 Februar 2004). Environmental Geochemistry in Tropical and Subtropical Environments. Springer. pp. 177–. ISBN 978-3-540-42540-3.
  3. Burt, Christopher C (18 Mairch 2013). "Weather Extremes : New Wettest Place on Earth Discovered?". Weather Underground. Archived frae the original on 31 October 2014. Retrieved 22 Mey 2014.
  4. "NCDC: Global Measured Extremes of Temperature and Precipitation". Archived frae the original on 25 Mey 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
  5. Paz, Manuel María. "Liquor Shop in the Village of Lloró, Province of Chocó". World Digital Library. Retrieved 21 Mey 2014.

Coordinates: 5°30′N 76°32′W / 5.500°N 76.533°W / 5.500; -76.533