San José, Caldas

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Location o the municipality an toun o San José in Caldas Depairtment
Location o the municipality an toun o San José in Caldas Depairtment
Coordinates: 5°05′N 75°47′W / 5.09°N 75.79°W / 5.09; -75.79
Kintra Colombie
Department Caldas
Province Lawer Wastren
Foondation 1901
Govrenment
 • Mayor Daniel Ancizar Henao Castaño
Aurie
 • Total 53.6 km2 (20.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1,710 m (5,610 ft)
Population
 • Tot 7,480

San José is a toun an municipality locatit in the wastren portion o the Colombie Depairtment o Caldas. It wis oreeginally pairt o Risaralda Municipality till 1997, when it became an unthirlt municipality athin the Caldas Depairtment. The municipality is pairt o the Lawer Wastren Destrict, 67 km frae Manizales. Its name derives frae the arrival o the foonders on the day o Saunt Joseph, 19 Mairch.

The municipality is dividit intae 18 minor copnties or veredas: Altomira, La Paz, Los Caimos, El Contento, Tamboral, Arrayanes, El Bosque, Morroazul, La Primavera, La Libertad, La Cienaga, La Estrella, Guaimaral, Vaticano, El Pacifico, La Morelia, Pueblo Rico an Buena Vista.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Alto de la Cruz
  • Munt Buenavista
  • Monte Contento Changuí
  • Munts o Lopez or the Peace
  • Oor Lady o Carmen Temple
  • Auld Schuil o Saunt Teresita
  • Ivery twa years in October, the toun celebrates the Meeths an Legends holidays.

Borders[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • North: Risaralda
  • Northeast an east: Risaralda an Belalcázar
  • Souoth: Belalcázar
  • Wast: Viterbo

Rivers[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • La Hermosa
  • La Mina
  • Barcelona
  • La Ángela
  • Changuí
  • La Habana
  • El Guamo

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • (in Spaingie) Así es mi Caldas, San José, "San José", page 83
  • (in Spaingie) San Jose website