About Pasto

Pasto, officially San Juan de Pasto, is the capital of the department of NariƱo, located in southwestern Colombia. The city is located in the "Atriz Valley", on the Andes cordillera, at the foot of the Galeras volcano, at an altitude of 8,290 feet (2,527 m) above sea level. The city has a population of approximately 500,000 inhabitants