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Armenia, Quindío

Armenia Colombia
Administration
Full nameArmenia
Official nameArmenia
Motto"Trabajo y Civilización" (work and civilization)
CountryColombia
RegionAndes Region
DepartamentoQuindío
Geography
Total Area54 sq mi (140 km2)
Elevation5088.6 ft (1551 m)
Demography
Total Population324588 (2004)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEastern Time Zone (UTC-05)

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Armenia (-esarˈmenja) is the capital of Quindío, a department in Colombia. The city is located at coordinates 4.5170° north, 75.6830° west, 290 kilometers west of Bogotá. Armenia is a mid-size city located between Bogotá, Medellín and Cali, the 3 largest Colombian cities. The city's area code for phone calls is 67. Its average temperature is between 18 °C- 22 °C. Raipur, India is the latest to become a sister city of Armenia (see list of twin towns and sister cities). It's one of the three that forms the Colombian Coffee-Growers Axis.


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