Bolívar, Cauca

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Bolívar, Cauca
Municipality and town
Location of the municipality and town of Bolívar, Cauca in the Cauca Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Bolívar, Cauca in the Cauca Department of Colombia.
Country  Colombia
Department Cauca Department
Area
 • Total 746.3 km2 (288.1 sq mi)
Elevation 1,777 m (5,830 ft)
Population
 • Total 57,511
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Climate Aw
[1]

Bolívar is a town and municipality in the Cauca Department, Colombia.[1] Founded in October 1784 by Domingo Belisario Gómez, the municipality covers an area of 746.3 km (464 mi) and has a population of 57,511.[1] The population is primarily engaged in agriculture and ranching.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Osorio, Nelson Freddy (3 September 2008). "Bolívar - Departamento del Cauca" (in Spanish). Fundefilms. Retrieved 30 March 2009. 

Coordinates: 1°58′15″N 76°58′10″W / 1.97083°N 76.9694°W / 1.97083; -76.9694