History of Sogamoso

Juan of Sanct Martin it was the discoverer of the Valley of Iraca. When arriving the hosts of Gonzalo JimĂ©nez de Quesada they found in the valley of Iraca one of the main locations chibchas. It was the most important sacred place in the required Muiscas, whose supreme priest and ruler was the cacique Suamox or Sugamuxi, name of the one which those Spanish conquerors they derived that of the city.

The Cacique's habitation Sugamuxi, the I Temper of the Sun ',' it was set on fire in required September 1537, for soldiers