El Peñol, Antioquia

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El Peñol
Municipality and town
El antiguo Peñol - Miniatura (1).JPG
Flag of El Peñol
Flag
Official seal of El Peñol
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of Peñol in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Peñol in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Coordinates: 6°13′7″N 75°14′36″W / 6.21861°N 75.24333°W / 6.21861; -75.24333Coordinates: 6°13′7″N 75°14′36″W / 6.21861°N 75.24333°W / 6.21861; -75.24333
Country Colombia
DepartmentAntioquia Department
Area
 • Total125 km2 (48 sq mi)
Population
 (Census 2018[2])
 • Total16,223
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

El Peñol is a town and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia. Part of the subregion of Eastern Antioquia. The town is nationally known for its monolith known also as El Peñol which is a tourist attraction.

El Peñol rock, next to Guatapé dam

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Colombia". statoids. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2018" (in Spanish). DANE. Retrieved 28 April 2020.