Tunja is a city located on the eastern
range of theColombian Andes, in the region known as the Altiplano
Cundiboyacense, 130 km northeast of Bogotá. In 2012, it had an
estimated population of 177 974 inhabitants. It is the capital of Boyacá department
and the Central Boyacá Province. Tunja is an important educational center
of known universities. It was founded by the Spanish in 1539.
Tunja is a tourist destination.
In addition to its religious and historical sites