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Full namePasto
Official nameSan Juan de Pasto
Settlement typeCity
Motto"Muy Noble Y Muy Leal Ciudad de San Juan de Pasto" ("Very Noble and Very Loyal City of San Juan de Pasto)
RegionPacific Region/Andes Region
Established1539-06-24 (Atriz Valley)
Sebastián de Belalcázar
Named forSaint John the Baptist
MayorEduardo Alvarado Santander
Land Area455.9 sq mi (1181 km2)
Urban Area10.2 sq mi (26.4 km2)
Elevation8290.7 ft (2527 m)
Total Population399723
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEastern Time Zone (UTC-05)
Postal code90-210
Area code092, 072, 052

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Pasto, officially San Juan de Pasto, is the capital of the department of Nariño, located in southwest Colombia. The city is located in the "Atriz Valley", on the Andes cordillera, at the foot of the Galeras volcano, at an altitude of 8,290 feet (2,527 m) above sea level. The city has a population of approximately 400,000 inhabitants.

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