San Juan de Girón

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Girón
San Juan Girón
Municipality
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Location of the municipality and town of Girón, Santander in the Santander  Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Girón, Santander in the Santander Department of Colombia.
Coordinates: 7°4′15″N 73°10′23″W / 7.07083°N 73.17306°W / 7.07083; -73.17306Coordinates: 7°4′15″N 73°10′23″W / 7.07083°N 73.17306°W / 7.07083; -73.17306
Country  Colombia
Department Santander Department
Province Soto
Founded January 15, 1631
Moved December 30, 1968
Founded by Francisco Mantilla de los Ríos y Franco
Government
 • Mayor Luis Alberto Quintero González
Area
 • Municipality 475.14 km2 (295.238 sq mi)
Elevation 706 m (2,316 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Municipality 135,791
 • Density 285.8/km2 (459.9/sq mi)
 • Urban 117,491
  DANE
Demonym Gironés
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 57 + 7
Website Official website (Spanish)

San Juan de Girón or just Girón is a municipality in Santander Department at northeastern of Colombia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ceso General 2005 (PDF) (in Spanish), Bogotá: DANE, 2005, p. 494, ISBN 978-958-624-072-7, retrieved June 1, 2009 
  2. ^ http://giron-santander.gov.co/nuestromunicipio.shtml?apc=m1d1--&m=f#simbolos%7Ctitle=Información general |work=Nuestro Municipio|accessdate=June 1, 2009|language=Spanish|publisher=Alcaldía de Girón