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Full nameManizales
Official nameManizales
MottoThe city of open doors - World Capital of Coffee
RegionAndean Region
DepartmentDepartment of Caldas
FoundationOctober 12, 1849
MayorJuan Manuel Llano Uribe
Total Area196.1 sq mi (508 km2)
Elevation7053.8 ft (2150 m)
Total Population414349 (2005)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEastern Time Zone (UTC-05)

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Manizales is a city and municipality in central Colombia, capital of Department of Caldas and part of the region of Colombian Coffee-Growers Axis, near the Nevado del Ruiz volcano.

Nowadays the city is the main center for the production of Colombian coffee and an important hub for higher educational institutions.

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