History of Suaza

Spanish colonization

Prior to the arrival of Spanish explorers to the Americas, the region was colonized by indigenous AndaquĆ­es . With the arrival of the Spaniards in place around 1628, the Indians were subdued and forced into parcels .


The Indians were evangelized and the Spanish built a church near the Cabildo of Timana in what is now believed to be the town of Las Quemadas. The indigenous AndaquĆ­es