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Aquitania, Boyacá

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Country  Colombia
Founded  1777
Website  Official website
Population  15,241 (2015)
Province  Sugamuxi Province
Department  Boyacá Department
Elevation  3,030 m (9,940 ft)
Area  943 km²
Local time  Monday 6:47 PM
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Time zone  Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Weather  10°C, Wind N at 8 km/h, 70% Humidity

Aquitania is a town and municipality in Boyacá Department, Colombia, part of the Sugamuxi Province, a subregion of Boyaca. Aquitania borders Sogamoso, Cuítiva and Mongua in the north, Zetaquirá, San Eduardo and Páez in the south, Labranzagrande, Pajarito, Recetor and Chámeza in the east and Cuítiva, Tota, Zetaquirá and San Eduardo in the west. The urban centre is situated on the Altiplano Cundiboyacense as one of the highest towns at an altitude of 3,030 metres (9,940 ft). The town of Aquitania borders Lake Tota to the east.


Map of Aquitania, Boyac%C3%A1, Colombia


Aquitania was called Guáquia in the times before the Spanish conquest of the Muisca and inhabited by the Muisca and was ruled by the iraca of Sugamuxi. conquistador Juan de San Martín reached the area in 1540. Modern Aquitania was founded in 1777.


Main economical activity of Aquitania is onion farming. Small carbon mining exists within the municipality.

Born in Aquitania

  • Arsenio Chaparro Cardoso, former professional cyclist
  • Freddy Montaña, professional cyclist
  • References

    Aquitania, Boyacá Wikipedia

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