| Boyacá Department|
3,030 m (9,940 ft)
Monday 6:47 PM
| Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)|
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.
Aquitania, Boyacá Wikipedia
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.Arsenio Chaparro Cardoso, former professional cyclist
Freddy Montaña, professional cyclist