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Maicao is a city in the Guajira department, Colombia. It is located 76 km from Riohacha, the capital of the department. In wayuu language (mai-ka-u) its name means corn kernel.

Population: 115.000 inhabitants

Temperature: 29 C.

Altitude: 20 mts.

Places of interest

Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Jattab built in September 1997, is one of the largest mosques in South America.


Maicao Official website

Gobernacion de La Guajira - Maicao

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