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Colombian Coffee-Growers Axis

Colombian Coffee-Growers Axis a part the Colombian Paisa region famous for the growing and production of a majority of the Colombian coffee, which is renowned as some of the best coffee in the world. The axis is comprised of three departments: Caldas, Quindio and Risaralda. These departments are among the smallest departments in Colombia with a total combined area of 13873 km (5356 mi), this amounts to roughly 1.2% of the Colombian territory. The combined population is 2,291,195 (2005 census)

Main urban centers

Manizales, Caldas Department

Armenia, Quindio Department

Pereira, Risaralda Department


Colombian National Coffee Park

Nevado del Ruiz


Cocora valley, Salento.

Offers some amazing trekking and the chance to see some of Colombia's top coffee cultivating land as well as the country's native palm tree - the Wax Palm, which grows up to 60 metres tall

External links

Hosteria Las Nubes. One of the most beautiful places to stay during your visit to Salento, Quindio. Bead and breakfast hostel with excellent landscapes and services. Visit us at www.hosterialasnubes.com.

See also

Juan Valdez (International gourmet coffee brand)

Pereira, Risaralda (Colombian City)

Armenia, Quindio (Colombian City)

1999 Armenia earthquake

Manizales, Caldas (Colombian City)

Risaralda (Colombian department)

Quindio (Colombian department)

Caldas (Colombian department)

Antioquia (Colombian department)


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