Sogamoso


Sogamoso

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official_name = Sogamoso
nickname = The City of the Sun
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map_caption = Location of the town and municipality of Sogamoso in Boyacá Department.
subdivision_type = Colombia
subdivision_type = Department
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name = Boyacá
subdivision_name1 = Sugamuxi Province
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Enrique Javier Camargo Valencia
established_title = Foundation
established_date = 1552
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population_total = 192,278
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[http://www.sogamoso.gov.co/ www.sogamoso.gov.co]
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Sogamoso is a town and municipality in Boyacá Department, Colombia, part of the the Sugamuxi Province a subregion of Boyacá. It was originally called Suamox, meaning "City of the Sun" in the local Chibcha language. It is located 170 km north of Bogotá. It is the base of some of the biggest industries in Colombia.

References

*es icon [http://www.excelsio.net Excelsio] , the first virtual journal of Sogamoso.
*es icon [http://sogamoso-boyaca.gov.co/ Sogamoso Cityhall - History of Sogamoso]

External links

*es icon [http://www.sogamoso-boyaca.gov.co Sogamoso Official site of the local government]


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