Almaguer, Cauca

Almaguer (Spanish pronunciation: [almaˈɣeɾ]) is a town and municipality in the Cauca Department, Colombia.

Almaguer
Municipality and town
Flag of Almaguer
Flag
Official seal of Almaguer
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of Almaguer in the Cauca Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Almaguer in the Cauca Department of Colombia.
Almaguer is located in Colombia
Almaguer
Almaguer
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 1°55′N 76°52′W / 1.917°N 76.867°W / 1.917; -76.867
Country Colombia
DepartmentCauca Department
Population
 (Census 2018[1])
 • Total16,523
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)
ClimateCfb

Founded in 1551 by Vasco de Guzmán and Alonso de Fuenmayor, the municipality covers an area of 520 km² and has a population of 21,300.[2]The population is primarily engaged in agriculture.

Municipalities bordering Cauca; boundary intersections indicated in red.

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2018" (in Spanish). DANE. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Departemento del Cauca". Fundefilms. Archived from the original on November 23, 2008. Retrieved March 29, 2009.

Coordinates: 1°55′N 76°52′W / 1.917°N 76.867°W / 1.917; -76.867