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El Porton Destination Guide

Discover El Porton in Colombia

El Porton in the region of La Guajira is a town located in Colombia - some 462 mi or ( 744 km ) North of Bogotá , the country's capital .

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Local time in El Porton is now 05:11 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Bogota " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Oranjestad, La Villa del Rosario, Maracaibo, Machiques, and Barquisimeto. When in this area, you might want to check out Oranjestad . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in El Porton ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Hatonuevo

Hatonuevo is a town and municipality of the Colombian Department of La Guajira. A municipality of the La Guajira Department since 1994, it has a population of approximately 17,014 inhabitants, the majority being workers of El Cerrejon coal mine. The town has an extension of 347 km and is located an altitude of 50 meters above sea level with an average temperature of 28 °C throughout the year. It is 75 km away from the capital of La Guajira Department, Riohacha.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.07 -72.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Guajira, Populated places in the Guajira Department

Barrancas, La Guajira

Barrancas is a town and municipality of the Colombian Department of La Guajira. The municipality of Barrancas is located to the left margin of the Ranchería River in a valley formed between the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains and the Serranía del Perijá. Barrancas has a total area of 742 km² and at 40 meters over sea level. The average temperature is 28°C throughout the year and distances from the capital of the Department of La Guajira, Riohacha. It became a municipality in 1892.

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Located at 11.00 -72.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Barrancas, La Guajira, Municipalities of Guajira, Populated places in the Guajira Department

Los Flamencos Sanctuary

Flamingos Fauna and Flora Sanctuary (Spanish: Santuario de Fauna y Flora Los Flamencos) has been a designated wildlife sanctuary since 1977. It is located in the Guajira Peninsula of Colombia's Caribbean Region. Its main attraction is the American Flamingoes, and their nests that can reach 60 cm high.

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Located at 11.40 -73.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 33 km away
Tags: National parks of Colombia, Protected areas established in 1977, Sanctuaries