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Quemado Destination Guide

Explore Quemado in Colombia

Quemado in the region of La Guajira is a place in Colombia - some 460 mi or ( 740 km ) North of Bogotá , the country's capital city .

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Time in Quemado is now 04:26 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " America/Bogota " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Oranjestad, La Villa del Rosario, Maracaibo, Machiques, and Barquisimeto. Since you are here already, consider visiting Oranjestad . Where to go and what to see in Quemado ? 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.

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Located at 11.07 -72.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 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 23 km away
Tags: Barrancas, La Guajira, Municipalities of Guajira, Populated places in the Guajira Department

Cerrejón

Cerrejón is a thermal coal producer and exporter operating in La Guajira. Its operations include an open-pit mine producing over 32 million tonnes of coal a year, a 150-km railway line, and Puerto Bolívar, a maritime shipping terminal servicing vessels of up to 180,000 tonnes. The added value of this mining operation lies in its integrated operation (mine-railway-port), which is unique in Colombia. The integration guarantees greater production efficiency and less environmental impact.

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Located at 11.09 -72.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Coal mines in Colombia, Standard gauge railways in Colombia, Surface mines in Colombia, Xstrata