Florencia
Caquetá

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Florencia - Caquetá

Florencia is the capital city of Caqueta department, and is also known as “The golden gate to the Colombian Amazon”, which refers to its green natural treasures.

Florencia is located in the north of the Caqueta department close the limits with the Huila department, in the footsteps of the Andes mountains.
It has an altitute of 242 mts and an average temperature of 26C.
The biggest economical activity its agriculture, with a special place for cattle.
Among the rivers flowing across the city’s territory we can find the rivers Orteguaza, Caraño, Bodoquero, and Hacha.

Tourist Attractions
Florencia offers its visitos a wide variety of tourist sites, including:
Arqueological Site “El Encanto”. Where you can find “PETROGLIFOS” from the Andaki native group near the Hacha river.

Caqueta Etnographic Museum

“Nuestra Señora de Lourdes” Cathedral

Indigenous Center

Hacha River

Bodoquero River

Its landscapes and nature

Its festivals and festivities:

Caqueta Folclor Festival

Amazonic Culture International Gathering. (End of October)

“Colono de Oro” Festival. (First week of Decemebr)

Chikdren Festival of Colombian Song Perfoermers. (August)

Access
By air: Regular flights connect its airport with the principal cities in the country.

By land: Via the “Marginal de la Selva” road which runs along the border of the jungle, and the road communicating with Neiva, capital city of Huila, which is accesible from the rest of the country.

By water: Many of the rivers in Caqueta are good for navigation, facilitiating access to small settlements by small boats. There is a few companies with passenger boat services in the city.

WELCOME TO FLORENCIA, GOLDEN GATE TO THE COLOMBIAN AMAZON, ENJOY ITS BEAUTY AND HELP US CONSERVE IT.

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