Turbaco

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Turbaco
Municipality and town
Flag of Turbaco
Flag
Location of the municipality and town of Turbaco in the Bolívar Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Turbaco in the Bolívar Department of Colombia
Turbaco is located in Colombia
Turbaco
Turbaco
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 10°19′N 75°26′W / 10.317°N 75.433°W / 10.317; -75.433
Country  Colombia
Department Bolívar Department
Government
 • Mayor Mayron Martinez
Area
 • Total 170 km2 (70 sq mi)
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 69,099
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym Turbaquero
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 57 + 5
Website Official website (Spanish)

Turbaco is a municipality in the Bolívar Department of Colombia. It is about 20 minutes from Cartagena de Indias and is one of Bolívar's most organized municipalities. Turbaco is known for its famous "Fiesta de Toros" in December to celebrate the new year. Currently the municipality is undergoing major expansion plans, remodeling, and much more.

Turbaco Plaza, Church of Santa Catalina.

Coordinates: 10°21′N 75°20′W / 10.350°N 75.333°W / 10.350; -75.333