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Villavicencio (Spanish pronunciation: [biʎaβiˈsensjo]) is a city and municipality in Colombia, capital of Meta department, it was founded on April 6, 1840. The city has approximately 495,200 inhabitants of urban population in 2016.1 The city is located at 4°08'N, 73°40'W, 75 km (about 45 m) southeast of the Colombian capital city of Bogotá (DC) by the Guatiquía River. It is the most important commercial center in the Llanos Orientales (Eastern plains). It has a warm and humid climate, with average temperatures of 28 °C and 30 °C.2 It is affectionately called "Villavo" la bella. Lying in a rural zone of tropical climate, Villavicencio is on the great Colombian-Venezuelan plain called Los Llanos, which is situated to the east of the Andes mountains. Villavicencio is also called "La Puerta al Llano", or "The Gateway to the Plains", due to its location on the historical path from the Colombian interior to the vast savannas that lie between the Andes range and the Amazon rainforest. Villavicencio's proximity to huge mountains and great plains make the city an example of Colombia's geodiversity. Because it is located in the foothills of the Andes, the morning and evening breezes cool the city that is very hot for most of the day.

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A place in Colombia, Villavicencio is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Bogota also deserves a visit. Bogota, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Plaza De Bolivar, Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro, Museo Botero. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Villavicencio*

  • Pollution Statistics in Villavicencio

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    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Living in Villavicencio - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 17.24 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Villavicencio

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Villavicencio

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.49 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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