Orito

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Orito
Municipality and town
Flag of Orito
Flag
Official seal of Orito
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of Orito in the Putumayo Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Orito in the Putumayo Department of Colombia.
Country Colombia
Department Putumayo Department
Founded1963
Government
 • MayorManuel Eduardo Ocoro Carabali
Area
 • Municipality and town1,862.36 km2 (719.06 sq mi)
Elevation
310 m (1,020 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Municipality and town52,580
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
 • Urban
23,633
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

Orito is a town and municipality in the Putumayo Department, Republic of Colombia. The town is just south of the confluence of the Patascoy and Luzonyaco Rivers. It is 43 kilometres (27 mi) north of the border with Ecuador.

The town is served by Orito Airport.

Coordinates: 0°39′58″N 76°52′15″W / 0.66611°N 76.87083°W / 0.66611; -76.87083