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Capilla del Monte
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Capilla del Monte is a small city in the province of Cordoba, Argentina, located by the Sierras Chicas mountain chain, in the northern end of the Punilla Valley. It has about 9,000 inhabitants as per the .
The main tourist attraction in the area is the Cerro Uritorco, a small mountain only 3 km from the city, famed around Argentina as an alleged center of paranormal phenomena and UFO sightings.
The city also features the tall El Cajon Dam and its large reservoir.
Capilla del Monte was founded on 30 December 1585. Its name means "Chapel of the Mount" in Spanish.
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