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Ibague, Tolima

Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is variably defined either as being a region of the Americas in its own right or as the southern portion of North America. Physiographically, Central America is a tropical isthmus that connects North and South America. It includes 7 countries and many small offshore islands. Overall, the land is fertile and rugged, and dominated through its heart by a string of volcanic mountain ranges with a few active volcanos.
Ibague is the capital of the department of Tolima in Colombia. It is situated 1,285 meters above sea level, on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Central between the Chipalo and Combeima rivers, tributaries of the Coello River. It was founded by Spanish Andres Lopez de Galarza on October 14, 1550 as Villa de San Bonifacio de Ibague. Ibague was in 1854 briefly the capital of the republic. In 1908, when the department of Tolima was created, Ibague became its capital.

Ibagueis definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Central America worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Central America.

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