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Garagoa, Boyaca


Garagoa is a town and municipality in Colombia, located in the Boyaca Department It covers an area of 150 km, and is located at an altitude of 1750 m above sea level. It is the capital of the Province of Neira and as of 1993 it has a population of 16,363. It is also the seat of the Diocese of Garagoa of the Catholic Church.

Garagoa was founded by Captain Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada in 1539, and was elevated to municipal status in 1809.

External links

Diocese of Garagoa

Garagoa official website

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