Economy of Facatativa

Facatativa's main source of income is agriculture. Because of its altitude (2586m) above sea level, Facatativ√° is a convenient place for growing flowers. The Floral industry is in fact the most important industry in Facatativ√° providing employment to a big part of the population. Seasonal jobs in the flowers farming increases during the days closer to Saint Valentine's Day in the United States which is the industry's main customer.

Facatativ√° also is home of several facilities of well-known companies, among them: the dairy products company Alpina, Venezuelan