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The territory is very mountainous and has many kinds of climate in a very small area. Its proximity to harbours like Buenaventura on the Pacific Ocean and to the biggest cities in Colombia – Bogotá, Cali, Medellín – it a fast growing economic centre.
 
The territory is very mountainous and has many kinds of climate in a very small area. Its proximity to harbours like Buenaventura on the Pacific Ocean and to the biggest cities in Colombia – Bogotá, Cali, Medellín – it a fast growing economic centre.
  
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Pereira
Apia  
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Balboa  
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Municipalities:
Belén de Umbría  
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Apia,
Dosquebradas  
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Balboa,
Guatica  
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Belén de Umbría,
La Celia  
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Dosquebradas,
La Virginia  
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Guatica,
Marsella  
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La Celia,
Mistrato  
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La Virginia,
Pereira
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Marsella,
Pueblo Rico  
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Mistrato
Quinchía  
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Pueblo Rico,
Santa Rosa de Cabal  
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Quinchía,
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Santa Rosa de Cabal,
 
Santuario
 
Santuario

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Risaralda is a department of Colombia. It is located in the western central region of the country. Its capital is Pereira.

It was divided from the department of Caldas in 1966. Risaralda is very well known for the high quality of its coffee, and a booming industry: clothes, food, trading of goods and services.

The territory is very mountainous and has many kinds of climate in a very small area. Its proximity to harbours like Buenaventura on the Pacific Ocean and to the biggest cities in Colombia – Bogotá, Cali, Medellín – it a fast growing economic centre.

Capital: Pereira

Municipalities: Apia, Balboa, Belén de Umbría, Dosquebradas, Guatica, La Celia, La Virginia, Marsella, Mistrato, Pueblo Rico, Quinchía, Santa Rosa de Cabal, Santuario

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