About the city

Pereira is the capital of the department of Risaralda in the Republic of Colombia. It is located in the central-western region of the country, in the valley of the Otún River in the Central Cordillera of the Colombian Andes. (Coordinates 4 ° 48'51 "N 75 ° 41'40" W).

Pereira is located on the central mountain range at 1,411 masl, with an average annual rainfall of 2,750 mm and an average temperature of 22 degrees Celsius. The inhabitants of Pereira (Pereirans) are kind and helpful people, characterized by their civility, spiritual openness and great cultural and environmental richness. Pereiraros say that in Pereira "nobody is a stranger, we are all Pereirans". A welcoming city Pereira is a pluralistic city with approximately 480,000 inhabitants, the municipal area is 702 km² distributed in its urban part in 19 communes and in the rural area in 12 corregimientos. Pereira limits to the north with the municipalities of La Virginia, Marsella and Dosquebradas, to the northeast with Santa Rosa de Cabal and to the east with the department of Tolima, to the south with the departments of Quindío and Valle del Cauca, to the west with the municipality of Balboa and the department of Valle del Cauca. Pereira is part of the cultural coffee landscape, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in June 2011. To amplify information

Pereira is the capital of the department of Risaralda in the Republic of Colombia. It is located in the central-western region of the country, in the valley of the Otún River in the Central Cordillera of the Colombian Andes. (Coordinates 4 ° 48'51 "N 75 ° 41'40" W). Pereira is located on the central mountain range at 1,411 masl, with an average annual rainfall of 2,750 mm and an average temperature of 22 degrees Celsius. The inhabitants of Pereira (Pereirans) are kind and helpful people, characterized by their civility, spiritual openness and great cultural and environmental richness. Pereiraros say that in Pereira "nobody is a stranger, we are all Pereirans". A welcoming city Pereira is a pluralistic city with approximately 480,000 inhabitants, the municipal area is 702 km² distributed in its urban part in 19 communes and in the rural area in 12 corregimientos. Pereira limits to the north with the municipalities of La Virginia, Marsella and Dosquebradas, to the northeast with Santa Rosa de Cabal and to the east with the department of Tolima, to the south with the departments of Quindío and Valle del Cauca, to the west with the municipality of Balboa and the department of Valle del Cauca. Pereira is part of the cultural coffee landscape, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in June 2011. To amplify information

 

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