Santa Rosa de Cabal

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Santa Rosa de Cabal
Las Araucarias Park in downtown Santa Rosa de Cabal.
Las Araucarias Park in downtown Santa Rosa de Cabal.
Flag of Santa Rosa de Cabal
Flag
Official seal of Santa Rosa de Cabal
Seal
Location of the town and municipality of Santa Rosa de Cabal in Risaralda Department.
Location of the town and municipality of Santa Rosa de Cabal in Risaralda Department.
Santa Rosa de Cabal is located in Colombia
Santa Rosa de Cabal
Santa Rosa de Cabal
Location of the town and municipality of Santa Rosa de Cabal in Risaralda Department.
Coordinates: 4°52′N 75°37′W / 4.867°N 75.617°W / 4.867; -75.617
Department Risaralda
Foundation October 13, 1853
Area
 • City 486 km2 (188 sq mi)
 • Urban 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,701 m (5,581 ft)
Population (2012)
 • City 60,018
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym Santarrosanos
Area code(s) 57 + 6
Website Official website (Spanish)
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Santa Rosa de Cabal is a town and municipality in the Risaralda Department, of west central Colombia, on the western slopes of the Andean Cordillera Central.

It is a commercial and manufacturing centre for the fertile agricultural and pastoral hinterland. Silkworms are raised in the vicinity. There are silver, gold, and mercury mines nearby.

A thermal pool called "Termales" is open for visitors.

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Flag: Rectangle of proportions 1:2 terciated by fess white, green and white. Alternatively: On a field Argent 1:2 a fess Vert.

Coat of arms: Party per pale and per chevron reduced engrailed Argent, Vert and Gules. In saltire over the first two fields, a Latin cross bendwise Gules surmounted by an axe bendwise sinister Proper, its blade upward and inward. On middle base a rose Argent barbed and seeded Or. The shield is ensigned by a three-towered mural crown Or with doors Sable. On a scroll Azure the motto 'Somos Libres' Sable.

In Spanish: Escudo partido y entado en punta. Primero, campo de plata. Segundo, campo de sinople. Brochante sobre ambos campos, una cruz latina de goles y un hacha en natural, dispuestos en sautor. Tercero, en campo de gules una rosa de plata con semillas y espinas de oro. Encima una corona mural de tres torres. En listel de blau 'Somos Libres' en sable.


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Coordinates: 4°52′N 75°37′W / 4.867°N 75.617°W / 4.867; -75.617