Toledo, Norte de Santander

Toledo (Spanish pronunciation: [toˈleðo] (About this soundlisten)) is a Colombian municipality and town located in the department of North Santander. It is on the border with Boyacá Department and has natural gas development in the township of Gibraltar. In August 2011 the Gibraltar to Bucaramanga gas pipeline was completed.[1]

Toledo, Norte de Santander
Municipality and town
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Location of the municipality and town of Toledo, Norte de Santander in the Norte de Santander Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Toledo, Norte de Santander in the Norte de Santander Department of Colombia.
Country Colombia
DepartmentNorte de Santander Department
Area
 • Municipality and town1,578 km2 (609 sq mi)
Elevation
1,642 m (5,387 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Municipality and town17,283
 • Urban
4,470
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)

Townships (corregimientos)Edit

ClimateEdit

Toledo has a very wet subtropical highland climate (Cfb). It has heavy rainfall from November to February and very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall from April to October.

Climate data for Toledo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 22.4
(72.3)
22.9
(73.2)
23.2
(73.8)
22.9
(73.2)
23.1
(73.6)
22.7
(72.9)
22.5
(72.5)
23.0
(73.4)
23.4
(74.1)
23.0
(73.4)
22.7
(72.9)
22.3
(72.1)
22.8
(73.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 17.3
(63.1)
17.8
(64.0)
18.3
(64.9)
18.4
(65.1)
18.5
(65.3)
18.2
(64.8)
18.0
(64.4)
18.2
(64.8)
18.5
(65.3)
18.2
(64.8)
18.0
(64.4)
17.6
(63.7)
18.1
(64.6)
Average low °C (°F) 12.3
(54.1)
12.7
(54.9)
13.5
(56.3)
14.0
(57.2)
14.0
(57.2)
13.7
(56.7)
13.5
(56.3)
13.5
(56.3)
13.6
(56.5)
13.5
(56.3)
13.4
(56.1)
12.9
(55.2)
13.4
(56.1)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 192.9
(7.59)
290.2
(11.43)
348.4
(13.72)
460.1
(18.11)
590.2
(23.24)
873.8
(34.40)
721.4
(28.40)
595.7
(23.45)
502.4
(19.78)
355.3
(13.99)
264.3
(10.41)
201.4
(7.93)
5,396.1
(212.45)
Average rainy days 12 15 18 23 24 27 27 25 22 21 17 15 246
Source 1: [5]
Source 2: [6]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Nogarin, Mauro (October 2011). "Mountainous Terrain Challenges Workers Building Gas Pipeline In Colombia". Pipeline & Gas Journal. 238 (10). Archived from the original on 13 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Corregimiento Gilbraltar". Municipal Government of Toledo.
  3. ^ "Corregimiento Samoré". Municipal Government of Toledo.
  4. ^ "Corregimiento San Bernardo". Municipal Government of Toledo.
  5. ^ http://www.ideam.gov.co/documents/21021/553571/Promedios+Climatol%C3%B3gicos++1981+-+2010.xlsx/f28d0b07-1208-4a46-8ccf-bddd70fb4128
  6. ^ https://en.climate-data.org/south-america/colombia/norte-de-santander/toledo-34382

ReferencesEdit

  • "Toledo" (in Spanish). Government of Norte de Santander. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27.
  • "Toledo" (in Spanish). Municipal Government of Toledo, Norte de Santander. Archived from the original on 2012-11-27.

Coordinates: 7°18′47″N 72°29′15″W / 7.31306°N 72.4875°W / 7.31306; -72.4875