Murillo, Tolima

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Murillo, Tolima
Municipality and town
Flag of Murillo, Tolima
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Official seal of Murillo, Tolima
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Location of the municipality and town of Murillo, Tolima in the Tolima Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Murillo, Tolima in the Tolima Department of Colombia.
Coordinates: 4°52′26″N 75°10′16″W / 4.874°N 75.171°W / 4.874; -75.171
Country  Colombia
Department Tolima Department
Aldea 1887-10-24[1]
Government
 • Alcaldesa Municipal[2] Beatriz Valencia Gómez[2]
Area
 • Municipality and town 417.29 km2 (161.12 sq mi)
 • Urban 1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation 2,950 m (9,680 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Municipality and town 4,953
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,569[3]
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Website http://www.murillo-tolima.gov.co/
Main square of Murillo with Nevado del Ruiz in background

Murillo is a town and municipality in the Tolima department of Colombia. The population of the municipality was 4,953 as of the 2005 census, 1,569 who lived within the town of Murillo, the remainder in rural areas of the municipality.[3]

Murillo is 144 km from the provincial capital, Ibagué.[1] The municipality is bordered on the north by Villahermosa, on the south by Santa Isabel, in the east by Líbano, and to the west by the Departments of Caldas and Risaralda. Murillo is the highest town in the department of Tolima with an altitude of 2950 m above sea level.[1]

The western border of the municipality includes the peaks of Nevado del Ruiz, Nevado El Cisne, and Nevado Santa Isabel.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nuestro Municipio, Información general". Alcaldía de Murillo - Tolima. 5 October 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Nuestra alcaldía, ¿Quiénes somos?". Alcaldía de Murillo - Tolima. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Censo General 2005 Nivel Nacional (PDF) (in Spanish). Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE). 2008. p. 54. ISBN 978-958-624-072-7. 
  4. ^ Mapa Politico administrativo del Municipio de Murillo Tolima (Map) (20 de Noviembre de 2011 ed.). Alcaldía de Murillo - Tolima. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 

Coordinates: 4°52′26″N 75°10′16″W / 4.874°N 75.171°W / 4.874; -75.171