Cartagena del Chairá

Cartagena del Chairá (Spanish pronunciation: [kaɾtaˈxena ðel tʃajˈɾa]) is a town and municipality in the Colombian Department of Caquetá. The town gained notoriety during the failed FARC-Government peace process (1999-2002) between the Government of Colombia and the guerrilla group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) which still maintains operations and a high influence in the area despite the presence of the Colombian Military.

Cartagena del Chairá
Municipality and town
Flag of Cartagena del Chairá
Location of the municipality and town of Cartagena del Chairá in the Caquetá Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Cartagena del Chairá in the Caquetá Department of Colombia.
Country Colombia
DepartmentCaquetá Department
Population
 (2020 est.[1])
 • Total35,993
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Resultados y proyecciones (2005-2020) del censo 2005". Retrieved 17 April 2020.

Coordinates: 1°21′N 74°50′W / 1.350°N 74.833°W / 1.350; -74.833