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Andes, Antioquia

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Country  Colombia
Subregion  Southwestern
Elevation  1,360 m (4,460 ft)
Population  45,814 (2015)
Department  Antioquia Department
Foundation  March 13th, 1852
Area  444 km²
Local time  Thursday 1:45 AM
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Time zone  Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Weather  14°C, Wind N at 5 km/h, 97% Humidity

Andes is a municipality in the Antioquia Department, Colombia. Part of the subregion of Southwestern Antioquia. It is located on the western Colombian Andes mountain range. Andes was founded on 13 March 1852 by Pedro Antonio Restrepo Escobar. Its elevation is 1.360 masl with an average temperature of 22 °C. The distance reference from Medellín city, the capital of Antioquia Department, is 117 km and it has a total area of 403.42 km². This town is well known for being the place where Gonzalo Arango a writer, philosopher and Antioquian journalist was born. The more significantly source of its economy is agriculture, mainly coffee cultivation.

Map of Andes, Antioquia, Colombia

References

Andes, Antioquia Wikipedia


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