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Explore Popayan in Colombia

Popayan in the region of Cauca with its 258,653 inhabitants is a town in Colombia - some 230 mi or ( 370 km ) South-West of Bogotá , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Popayan

Current time in Popayan is now 08:44 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Bogota " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tulcan, Quito, Villavicencio, Timbio, and San Isidro. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tulcan . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Popayan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Tour de Popayan Feb2010

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La Ciudad Blanca - The White City

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Electronic whiteCity Maria Verutti Pipe Ante Zschimono Summer Sonic Festival Puente del humiladetro Popayan - Cauca ..

Colombia Allisonakemi's photos around Popayan, Colombia (hotels in popayan colombia)

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Interesting facts about this location

Francisco José de Caldas

Francisco José de Caldas (4 October 1768 – 28 October 1816) was a Colombian lawyer, naturalist, and geographer who was executed by orders of Pablo Morillo during the Reconquista for being a precursor of the Independence of New Granada.

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Located at 2.44 -76.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1768 births, 1816 deaths, Colombian botanists, Colombian lawyers, Colombian scientists, Deaths by firearm in Colombia, Executed Colombian people, Military engineers, Naturalists, Our Lady of the Rosary University alumni, People executed by New Spain, People of the Spanish American wars of independence

University of Cauca

The Universidad del Cauca is a public institution of higher education among the 10 best universities in the country, currently in the process of institutional certification and accreditation CNA. Located in the city of Popayán, capital of the department of Cauca, Colombia.

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Located at 2.44 -76.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1827, University of Cauca

Popayán Province

Popayán Province was first a Spanish jurisdiction under the Royal Audience of Quito, and after the independence one of the provinces of the Cauca Department (Gran Colombia), later becoming the Republic of New Granada. \t\t \t\t\tNueva Granada - Popayán (1810). svg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tProvinciaPopayan. jpg

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Located at 2.45 -76.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Provinces of Gran Colombia, Provinces of the Republic of New Granada

Cauca State

Cauca State was one of the states of Colombia. Today the area of the former state makes up most of modern day west and southern Colombia, with some portion of its vast territories acquired by present day Peru, Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela.

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Located at 2.45 -76.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Sovereign States of the Granadine Confederation, States of Colombia

El morro del tulcán

El Morro del Tulcán (lit. The nose of the Tulcán) is an Indian pyramid in Popayán, Colombia. The pyramid dates to at least 1535, as the Spanish found it abandoned when they arrived in that year. Research suggests that the individuals buried there came from the very top of the social classes of their society. The pyramid was constructed in the pre-Columbian period, approximately between 1600 - 500 BC; the period which is now known as "the Delayed Cacicales Societies".

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Located at 2.44 -76.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Archaeology of Colombia, Burial monuments and structures, Pyramids