|Municipality and town|
Entrance of Chitaraque
Location of the municipality and town of Chitaraque in the Boyacá Department of Colombia
|Founded||1 January 1621|
|• Mayor||Jorge Alberto Hurtado León
|• Municipality and town||157.65 km2 (60.87 sq mi)|
|• Urban||0.185 km2 (0.071 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,575 m (5,167 ft)|
|• Municipality and town||5,687|
|• Density||36/km2 (93/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)|
Chitaraque is a town and municipality in the Ricaurte Province, part of the Colombian department of Boyacá. The urban centre is located at a distance of 104.6 kilometres (65.0 mi) from the department capital Tunja and situated at an altitude of 1,575 metres (5,167 ft) in the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes. It borders Gámbita, Santander in the east and south, San José de Pare, Santana and Togüí in the west and Suaita, Santander in the north.
Modern Chitaraque was founded on January 1, 1621.