Plato, Magdalena

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Plato
Town
Flag of Plato
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Official seal of Plato
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Location of the municipality and town of Plato in the Department of Magdalena.
Location of the municipality and town of Plato in the Department of Magdalena.
Plato is located in Colombia
Plato
Plato
Location of the municipality and town of Plato in the Department of Magdalena.
Coordinates: 9°47′31″N 74°47′14″W / 9.79194°N 74.78722°W / 9.79194; -74.78722
Country Colombia
Region Caribbean
Department Magdalena
Founded 1626
Government
 • Mayor Jaime Peña Peñaranda
Area
 • Town 1,500.04 km2 (579.17 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (57 + 5 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Town 48,898
 • Density 33/km2 (84/sq mi)
 • Urban 39,651
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Demonym(s) Plateño
Website Official website (Spanish)

Plato is a town and municipality in Magdalena Department in Colombia.

  • Area: 1,501 km².
  • Elevation: 20 meters
  • Population: 66,362
    • Rural: 18,625
    • Urban: 47,737
  • Agricultural products: livestock, corn, beans, tomatoes, yuca, tobacco

Points of interest[edit]

  • Alligator Man Park
  • Statue of Bolivar
  • Statue of the Virgin of Carmen

Transports[edit]

The city is served by the Plato Airport (IATA: PLTICAO: SKPL)

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Coordinates: 9°47′31″N 74°47′14″W / 9.79194°N 74.78722°W / 9.79194; -74.78722