La Calera, Cundinamarca
Municipality and town
|Founded||16 December 1772|
|Founded by||Pedro de Tovar y Buendía|
|• Mayor||Carlos Cenen Rioja |
|• Municipality and town||317 km2 (122 sq mi)|
|• Urban||1.44 km2 (0.56 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,718 m (8,917 ft)|
|• Municipality and town||27,527|
|• Density||87/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)|
La Calera is a municipality and town of Colombia in the Guavio Province, part of the department of Cundinamarca. La Calera is a common weekend destination, mainly for the many restaurants, as it is approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) over land from Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia. La Calera is located in the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes, east of the capital and overlooking part of it. La Calera borders Guasca, Sopó and Chía in the north, Guasca and Junín in the east, Bogotá in the west and Choachí and Fómeque in the south.
Modern La Calera was founded on December 16, 1772 by Pedro de Tovar y Buendía.
Born in La Calera
- Israel Corredor, former professional cyclist
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