|Municipality and town|
Location of the municipality and town of Sincé in the Sucre Department of Colombia.
|• Municipality and town||410.56 km2 (158.52 sq mi)|
|Elevation||137 m (449 ft)|
|• Municipality and town||33,688|
|• Density||82/km2 (210/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)|
San Luis de Sincé, is a town and municipality located in the Department of Sucre, 28 km (15 mi) southeast of Sincelejo, in northern Colombia. It has an average Temperature of 26,5°C (80°F). Its main economic activities are agriculture, stockbreeding and commerce. It was founded November 10, 1775 by Antonio de Torre y Miranda. Sincé is home to "Hospital Local Nuestra Señora del Socorro" and a Municipal Photo Gallery.
Celebrations and Events
The biggest local celebrations are held in honor of the Virgen del Socorro (Our Lady of Perpetual Help), the city's patron Saint, and celebrated in September. Other major celebrations include the Fiestas en Corralejas (Running of the Bulls) in January and La Semana de la Sinceanidad (Sincé Week), commemorating its founding in November.
- (in Spanish) Gobernacion de Sucre - Sincé
- (in Spanish) Sincé official website
- (in Spanish) lo que faltaba en la web!!
- (in Spanish) Spanish language Wikipedia entry
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