Gutiérrez Province

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Gutiérrez Province
Provincia de Gutiérrez
Province
National Natural Park El Cocuy
Etymology: José Santos Gutiérrez
Location of Gutiérrez Province in Colombia
Location of Gutiérrez Province in Colombia
Coordinates: 6°25′00″N 72°25′00″W / 6.41667°N 72.41667°W / 6.41667; -72.41667Coordinates: 6°25′00″N 72°25′00″W / 6.41667°N 72.41667°W / 6.41667; -72.41667
Country Colombia
Department Boyacá
Capital El Cocuy
Municipalities 6
Time zone COT (UTC-5)
Indigenous groups Lache

The Gutiérrez Province is a subregion of the Colombian Department of Boyacá. The subregion is formed by six municipalities.[1] The province is named after Colombian president José Santos Gutiérrez.[2] The highest mountains of the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes are located in the Gutiérrez Province. The Ritacuba Blanco, with 5,410 metres (17,750 ft) the highest peak in the Eastern Ranges is the second-most prominent peak of Colombia, after the highest double mountain Pico Cristóbal Colón.[3]

Municipalities[edit]

ChiscasEl CocuyEl EspinoGuacamayasGüicánPanqueba

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