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Municipality and town
Location of the municipality and town of Cáceres, Antioquia in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
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Cáceres is one of the oldest towns in Antioquia . Its history is linked to the exploitation of gold and it was founded in the year of 1576 by Captain Don Gaspar de Rodas , who arrived at the banks of the Cauca River advancing on the right bank. Once chosen the place, he ordered the installation of 30 ranches and with a very animated ceremony, that town received the name of San Martín de Cáceres .
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