Montelíbano

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Montelíbano
Municipality and town
Flag of Montelíbano
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Location of the municipality and town of Montelíbano in the Córdoba Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Montelíbano in the Córdoba Department of Colombia.
Montelíbano is located in Colombia
Montelíbano
Montelíbano
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 75°59′N 75°20′W / 75.983°N 75.333°W / 75.983; -75.333
Country  Colombia
Department Córdoba Department
Founded 1907
Government
 • Mayor Gabriel Calle Demoya
Area
 • Municipality and town 1,820 km2 (700 sq mi)
 • Urban 9.56 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Elevation 44 m (144 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Municipality and town 59,690
Demonym Montelíbanés
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Postal code 234001
Area code(s) 57 + 4
Website Official website (Spanish)

Montelíbano is a town and municipality located in the Córdoba department, northern Colombia. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Montelíbano.

Montelíbano is host of one of the largest ferronickel mines. The Company Cerro Matoso S.A. operates the mine site, as well as the associated smelter.

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Coordinates: 7°45′N 75°40′W / 7.750°N 75.667°W / 7.750; -75.667