Cáchira

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Cáchira
Municipality and town
View of Cáchira and surrounding mountains
View of Cáchira and surrounding mountains
Flag of Cáchira
Flag
Location of Cáchira in Norte de Santander
Location of Cáchira in Norte de Santander
Cáchira is located in Colombia
Cáchira
Cáchira
Location of Cáchira in Colombia
Coordinates: 7°45′N 73°10′W / 7.750°N 73.167°W / 7.750; -73.167Coordinates: 7°45′N 73°10′W / 7.750°N 73.167°W / 7.750; -73.167
Country Colombia
DepartmentNorte de Santander Department
SubregionWestern
Founded7 March 1811
Government
 • MayorHenry Augusto Reyes Acevedo
(2016-2019)
Area
 • Municipality and town605.94 km2 (233.95 sq mi)
Elevation
2,025 m (6,644 ft)
Population
(2015)
 • Municipality and town10,970
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,700
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)
WebsiteOfficial website

Cáchira is a Colombian municipality located in the department of Norte de Santander. The urban centre is situated at an altitude of 2,025 metres (6,644 ft) in the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes.[1]

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