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Chinacota is a small town and municipality located in the Department of Norte de Santander in Colombia, South America. This department is located on the North-Eastern region of the country, near the border with Venezuela. Chinacota has a population of approximately 15,000 people (town plus surroundings) according to the 2005 Colombian census.

The Municipality of Chinacota extends over 167 square kilometers and is located at an approximate altitude of 1,175 meters over the sea level. The average temperature range is between 12 to 22 degrees Celsius.

The urban area of Chinacota comprises about 29 neighborhoods and it includes a residential count of approximately 2,600 houses. Chinacota is expected to grow by about 66% by the year 2011.

External links

Chinacota official website

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