Nóvita

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Nóvita
Municipality an toun
Location o the municipality an toun o Nóvita in the Chocó Depairtment o Colombie.
Location o the municipality an toun o Nóvita in the Chocó Depairtment o Colombie.
Kintra  Colombie
Depairtment Chocó
Time zone Colombie Staundart Time (UTC-5)

Nóvita is a municipality an toun in the Chocó Depairtment, Colombie.

It wis the first caipital o Chocó Province. It wis a tradeetional center for gowd minin,[1] Mony o its residents are Afro-Colombies.[2]

In the 1850s, supplees, an possibly even fowk, wur brocht tae the toun bi porters due tae "the muntainous terrain, vera heich rainfaw, an mony rivers" o the surroondin region.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Paz, Manuel María. "Exterior View of the Houses in Nóvita, Province of Chocó". World Digital Library. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
  2. Paz, Manuel María. "View from a Street in Nóvita, Chocó Province". World Digital Library. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
  3. "Porters on the Mountain of Nóvita, Chocó Province". World Digital Library. Retrieved 2014-05-22. 
  4. "Road to Nóvita via Tamaná Mountain, Chocó Province". World Digital Library. Retrieved 2014-05-22. 

Coordinates: 4°57′N 76°37′W / 4.950°N 76.617°W / 4.950; -76.617