Sáchica

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

Sáchica is a municipality Colombia situated approximately 32 km to West of Tunja in province Ricaurte in department of Boyacá, recognized as the world capital of onion.

The sculpture s alluding to the sun and the moon as a tribute to the Gods of the Indians, the Festival of Sacred Music at Easter and the representation of this in I live next to the temple s and monastery s Catholic and room prayer of Church of God Ministry of Jesus Christ International with colonial-style architecture, have given him the title "the Jerusalem of Colombia".

The population according to 2005 census is of 3868 inhabitants, of which 1644 make up the urban and rural areas 2139. Sachiquense economy is based on tourism religion, the agriculture and mining.

Coordinates: 5°35′N 73°33′W / 5.583°N 73.550°W / 5.583; -73.550