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History of Monitos



Moñitos history is linked to trade from Cartagena and Barranquilla was with the Urabá region by long sea voyages. Its initial population center or small village was made up of black ethnic fishermen and dates back to the years of 1740 According to oral tradition, are different versions about the origin of the name of the municipality. Another version is linked to this village came a man of German origin named Manuel Muñiz, which used a bun on the head, why he was assigned this name