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
Department Norte de Santander Department
Subregion Western
Founded 7 March 1811
Government
 • Mayor Henry Augusto Reyes Acevedo
(2016-2019)
Area
 • Municipality and town 605.94 km2 (233.95 sq mi)
Elevation 2,025 m (6,644 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Municipality and town 10,970
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,700
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Website Official 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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