Tequendama Province

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Tequendama Province
Provincia de Tequendama
Province
View of La Mesa
View of La Mesa
Etymology: Tequendama
Location of Tequendama Province in Colombia
Location of Tequendama Province in Colombia
Coordinates: 4°37′58″N 74°21′08″W / 4.63278°N 74.35222°W / 4.63278; -74.35222Coordinates: 4°37′58″N 74°21′08″W / 4.63278°N 74.35222°W / 4.63278; -74.35222
Country Colombia
Department Cundinamarca
Capital San Antonio del Tequendama
Municipalities 10
Time zone COT (UTC-5)
Indigenous groups Panche
Muisca

Tequendama Province is one of the 15 provinces in the Cundinamarca Department, Colombia.

Etymology[edit]

The name Tequendama means in the Chibcha language of the Muisca; "he who precipitates downward".[1]

Subdivision[edit]

Tequendama Province comprises ten municipalities:

References[edit]

Panorama[edit]

Panorama of the Tena Valley, Tequendama Province