Ataco

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Ataco
Municipality and town
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Location of the municipality and town of Ataco in the Tolima Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Ataco in the Tolima Department of Colombia.
Country  Colombia
Department Tolima Department
Government
 • Mayor Jader Armel Ochoa Mappe
Area
 • Total 996.82 km2 (384.87 sq mi)
Elevation 446 m (1,463 ft)
Population (2017)
 • Total 22,669
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)

Ataco is a town and municipality in the Tolima department of Colombia. The population of the municipality was 20,060 in the 1993 census.

The Colombian state has been accused of human rights violations in Ataco[1].

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Coordinates: 3°36′N 75°23′W / 3.600°N 75.383°W / 3.600; -75.383