San Francisco, Antioquia

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San Francisco
Municipality and town
Flag of San Francisco
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Location of the municipality and town of San Francisco in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of San Francisco in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
San Francisco is located in Colombia
San Francisco
San Francisco
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 5°57′51″N 75°6′6″W / 5.96417°N 75.10167°W / 5.96417; -75.10167Coordinates: 5°57′51″N 75°6′6″W / 5.96417°N 75.10167°W / 5.96417; -75.10167
Country Colombia
Department Antioquia Department
SubregionEastern
Elevation
1,250 m (4,100 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total5,318
 [1]
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)
Website[1]

San Francisco is a town and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia. Part of the subregion of Eastern Antioquia.

History[edit]

San Francisco was previously known as El Morrón.

It was founded in 1830 as part of the municipality of Cocorná. In February 1986 was established as a municipality with the name of San Francisco, in memory of Saint Francis of Assisi.

Climate[edit]

San Francisco has a tropical rainforest climate (Af). It has very heavy rainfall year round.

Climate data for San Francisco
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25.9
(78.6)
26.0
(78.8)
25.8
(78.4)
25.9
(78.6)
26.0
(78.8)
26.1
(79.0)
26.3
(79.3)
26.4
(79.5)
26.0
(78.8)
25.8
(78.4)
25.6
(78.1)
25.8
(78.4)
26.0
(78.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.7
(71.1)
21.8
(71.2)
21.7
(71.1)
21.8
(71.2)
21.8
(71.2)
22.0
(71.6)
22.0
(71.6)
21.9
(71.4)
21.7
(71.1)
21.5
(70.7)
21.5
(70.7)
21.7
(71.1)
21.8
(71.2)
Average low °C (°F) 17.2
(63.0)
17.5
(63.5)
17.5
(63.5)
17.4
(63.3)
17.4
(63.3)
17.3
(63.1)
17.1
(62.8)
17.0
(62.6)
17.0
(62.6)
17.0
(62.6)
17.1
(62.8)
17.3
(63.1)
17.2
(63.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 292.2
(11.50)
286.6
(11.28)
379.5
(14.94)
493.9
(19.44)
525.3
(20.68)
346.1
(13.63)
339.5
(13.37)
427.3
(16.82)
584.9
(23.03)
610.9
(24.05)
572.9
(22.56)
374.8
(14.76)
5,233.9
(206.06)
Average rainy days 17 17 20 23 23 19 18 20 23 25 25 21 251
Average relative humidity (%) 89 89 89 89 89 89 88 88 90 90 90 90 89
Source: [2]

Demographics[edit]

Total Population: 5 318 people. (2015)[1]

  • Urban Population: 2 446
  • Rural Population: 2 872

Literacy Rate: 75.5% (2005)[3]

  • Urban Areas: 77.9%
  • Rural Areas: 74.2%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Resultados y proyecciones (2005-2020) del censo 2005". DANE. May 1, 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.ideam.gov.co/documents/21021/553571/Promedios+Climatol%C3%B3gicos++1981+-+2010.xlsx/f28d0b07-1208-4a46-8ccf-bddd70fb4128
  3. ^ Censo oficial DANE 2005, Perfiles Departamentos y Municipios Archived 2008-07-26 at the Wayback Machine