Location of the town and municipality of Garagoa in Boyacá Department.
|• City||150.00 km2 (57.92 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,750 m (5,740 ft)|
Garagoa official website
Garagoa (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡaɾaˈɣoa]) is a town and municipality in Colombia, located in the Boyacá Department It covers an area of 150 km², and is located at an altitude of 1750 m above sea level. It is the capital of the Province of Neira and as of 2005 it has a population of 16,195. 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.
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