Yopal

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Yopal
Municipality and town
Panorama view of Yopal, from La Iguana Natural Park (Parque Natural La Iguana)
Panorama view of Yopal, from La Iguana Natural Park (Parque Natural La Iguana)
Flag of Yopal
Flag
Official seal of Yopal
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of Yopal in the Casanare Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Yopal in the Casanare Department of Colombia.
Yopal is located in Colombia
Yopal
Yopal
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 5°21′0″N 72°24′36″W / 5.35000°N 72.41000°W / 5.35000; -72.41000Coordinates: 5°21′0″N 72°24′36″W / 5.35000°N 72.41000°W / 5.35000; -72.41000
Country  Colombia
Region Orinoquía Region
Department Casanare Department
Founded 1915
Area
 • Total 2,771 km2 (1,070 sq mi)
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 118,484
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym Yopaleño
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-05)
Postal code 850001-9
Area code(s) 57 + 8
Website Official website (Spanish)

Yopal is a municipality and capital city of the department of Casanare in Colombia.

Geographic information[edit]

  • Population: 150 000 inhabitants
  • Elevation: 350 m
  • Extensión: 2,771 km²
  • Distance from Bogotá: 387 km
  • Median temperature: 26 °C
El Resurgimiento Park (Parque el Resurgimiento)
Yopal Municipal Church

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Yopal
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32.5
(90.5)
33.2
(91.8)
33.2
(91.8)
31.5
(88.7)
30.8
(87.4)
29.7
(85.5)
29.9
(85.8)
30.5
(86.9)
30.7
(87.3)
30.8
(87.4)
31.1
(88)
31.7
(89.1)
31.3
(88.35)
Average low °C (°F) 22.5
(72.5)
22.9
(73.2)
23.7
(74.7)
22.6
(72.7)
22.3
(72.1)
21.7
(71.1)
21.5
(70.7)
21.4
(70.5)
21.5
(70.7)
21.6
(70.9)
21.9
(71.4)
22.2
(72)
22.15
(71.88)
Rainfall mm (inches) 8.5
(0.335)
60.4
(2.378)
79.3
(3.122)
279.0
(10.984)
333.7
(13.138)
298.0
(11.732)
312.3
(12.295)
255.4
(10.055)
275.9
(10.862)
255.0
(10.039)
131.8
(5.189)
20.2
(0.795)
2,309.5
(90.924)
Avg. rainy days (≥ 1 mm) 1 4 7 15 16 17 18 17 15 14 10 4 138
Source: IDEAM

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