Condoto

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Condoto
Municipality and town
Location of the municipality and town of Condoto in the Chocó Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Condoto in the Chocó Department of Colombia.
Country  Colombia
Department Chocó Department
Population (2015)
 • Municipality and town 14,660
 • Urban 10,324
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)


Condoto is the third most important municipality in the Chocó Department, after Quibdó and Istmina. It is situated south of the department and its main economical activity is mining (it is rich in gold and platinum) and agriculture. Condoto is also known as the "Platinum Capital of Colombia".

Coordinates: 5°06′N 76°39′W / 5.100°N 76.650°W / 5.100; -76.650