Ráquira

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Ráquira
Municipality and town
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Flag of Ráquira
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Location of the municipality and town of Ráquira in the Boyacá Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Ráquira in the Boyacá Department of Colombia.
Country  Colombia
Department Boyacá Department
Province Ricaurte Province
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)

Ráquira, literally "City of Pots" in the Chibcha language, is a municipality and town in Boyacá Department, Colombia, part of the subregion of the Ricaurte Province. It is famous in Colombia for its colony of artisans, who produce traditional northern Andean pottery & hand-woven goods. The Sunday market is an especially popular time to visit.[1]

External links[edit]

Arts and crafts in the town of Ráquira, Boyacá Department.
  1. ^ http://www.vivatravelguides.com/south-america/colombia/eastern-colombia/villa-de-leyva/near-villa-de-leyva/

Coordinates: 5°32′N 73°38′W / 5.533°N 73.633°W / 5.533; -73.633