About Tunja

Tunja is a city located on the eastern range of theColombian Andes, in the region known as the Altiplano Cundiboyacense, 130 km northeast of Bogotá. In 2012, it had an estimated population of 177 974 inhabitants. It is the capital of Boyacá department and the Central Boyacá Province. Tunja is an important educational center of known universities. It was founded by the Spanish in 1539.

Tunja is a tourist destination. In addition to its religious and historical sites