Colombia – Looking at Zipaquira town from higher elevation

Colombia - Looking at Zipaquira town from higher elevation

Looking at the Andean city of Zipaquira from near the entrance to the halite mine that is home to the Salt Catedral, or Catedral de Sal, as it is called in Spanish. The town is located on the Eastern Range of the Andes Mountains, at an elevation of 8,690 feet above mean sea level. The present day city was established in the year 1600 AD. The Roman Catholic Church and the Municipal buildings on the main square can be seen at the centre of the image. Photo shot in the afternoon sunlight on a rather overcast day; horizontal format; no people. Copy space. © Mano Chandra Dhas

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