|Municipality and town|
Central square and park Charalá
Location of the municipality and town of Charalá in the Santander Department of Colombia
|Founded||23 July 1540|
|Founded by||Martín Galeano|
|• Mayor||Gil Antonio Méndez Méndez
|• Municipality and town||411 km2 (159 sq mi)|
|• Urban||0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,290 m (4,230 ft)|
|• Municipality and town||10,540|
|• Density||26/km2 (66/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)|
The municipality borders the municipalities Encino and Coromoro in the east, Oiba, Confines and Suaita in the west, Páramo, Ocamonte and Mogotes in the north and in the south Gámbita and Duitama, the latter in the department of Boyacá.
|Climate chart (explanation)|
Before the arrival of the Spanish in the area, the Santander department was inhabited by the Guane. Charalá was located at the border of Guane territory and the Muisca Confederation of which it formed an independent unity.
Born in CharaláEdit
- José Acevedo y Gómez, independence hero of Colombia
- (in Spanish) 2015 DANE population Charalá
- "Antipodes Map - Antipodal location for any map point". Solution Realm Software Inc. 2006. Archived from the original on 6 November 2012. Retrieved 3 November 2012.
- (in Spanish) Official website Charalá
- Andinobates virolinensis
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