Palermo, Huila

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Palermo
Guagua
Municipality and town
Flag of Palermo
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Nickname(s): Capital Marmolera de Colombia
Marble Capital of Colombia
Motto: "Por el camino del progreso"
Anthem: Himno a Palermo
Location of the municipality and town of Palermo, Huila in the Huila Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Palermo, Huila in the Huila Department of Colombia.
Coordinates: 2°53′30″N 75°26′15″W / 2.89167°N 75.43750°W / 2.89167; -75.43750Coordinates: 2°53′30″N 75°26′15″W / 2.89167°N 75.43750°W / 2.89167; -75.43750
Country  Colombia
Department Huila Department
Subregion Subnorte
Incorporated (parish) 1690
Incorporated (municipality) 7 January 1774
Renamed 1906
Government
 • Mayor Helver Yesid Pinzón Saavedra (C)
Area
 • Municipality and town 35.63 sq mi (92.29 km2)
 • Urban 5.36 sq mi (13.89 km2)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Municipality and town 27,217
 • Density 763.8/sq mi (294.91/km2)
 • Urban 12,655
 • Urban density 2,359.9/sq mi (911.15/km2)
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 878
Website http://www.palermo-huila.gov.co
  1. ^ Censo General 2005 (PDF) (in Spanish), Bogotá: DANE, 2005, p. 487, ISBN 978-958-624-072-7, retrieved June 1, 2009 

Palermo is a town and municipality in the Huila Department, Colombia. This town was previously named Guagua.

Notable people from Palermo[edit]

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