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Charta is a town and municipality in the Santander Department in northeastern Colombia.

Charta
Municipality and town
Flag of Charta
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Nickname(s): 
San Jose de Charta
Motto(s): 
Rincón Florido de Santander
Location of the municipality and town of Charta in the Santander Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Charta in the Santander Department of Colombia.
Country Colombia
DepartmentSantander Department
Area
 • Municipality and town152 km2 (59 sq mi)
 • Urban
0.16 km2 (0.06 sq mi)
Elevation
2,000 m (7,000 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Municipality and town3,209
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

Coordinates: 7°17′N 72°58′W / 7.283°N 72.967°W / 7.283; -72.967