Ovejas

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Ovejas
Municipality and town
Flag of Ovejas
Flag
Official seal of Ovejas
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of Ovejas in the Sucre Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Ovejas in the Sucre Department of Colombia
Country  Colombia
Department Sucre Department
Area
 • Municipality and town 447 km2 (173 sq mi)
Elevation 254 m (833 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Municipality and town 21,091
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Urban 11,947
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)

Ovejas is a town and municipality located in the Sucre Department, northern Colombia where the traditional Cumbia (also called Gaita) festival "Francisco Llirene" takes place in October.[1]

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Coordinates: 9°30′N 75°10′W / 9.500°N 75.167°W / 9.500; -75.167