Corrales, Boyacá

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Corrales, Boyacá
Municipality and town
Parque Corrales Boyacá.JPG
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Location of the municipality and town of Corrales, Boyacá in the Boyacá Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Corrales, Boyacá in the Boyacá Department of Colombia.
Country  Colombia
Department Boyacá Department
Province Tundama Province
Population
 • Total 2,481
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Website http://corrales-boyaca.gov.co

Corrales is municipality in the Tundama Province of the Colombian Department of Boyacá, with a population of 2,481 according to the 2005 Census.[1]

History[edit]

The locality was founded on January 28, 1782 by Vizente de Rivera y Mendoza. Three battles were fought there between 6 and 10 July 1819, during Bolívar's campaign to liberate New Granada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ dane.gov.co (DANE 2005)

Coordinates: 5°52′N 72°50′W / 5.867°N 72.833°W / 5.867; -72.833