Enciso

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Enciso
Municipality and town
Flag of Enciso
Flag
Official seal of Enciso
Seal
Location of the municipality and town of Enciso in the Santander Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Enciso in the Santander Department of Colombia
Coordinates: 06°40′05″N 72°41′58″W / 6.66806°N 72.69944°W / 6.66806; -72.69944
Country Colombia
DepartmentSantander Department
ProvinceGarcía Rovira Province
Government
 • MayorYamith Hernandez Blanco
Area
 • Land72,73 km2 (2,808 sq mi)
Elevation
1,484 m (4,869 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Municipality and town3,323
 • Urban
640
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)
WebsiteOfficial website

Enciso is a town and municipality in the García Rovira Province, part of Santander Department in northeastern Colombia. Founded on September 9, 1773 by Juan de Enciso, the liberating campaign of Simon Bolivar passed by this municipality on 7 occasions between the years 1814 and 1821.

Coordinates: 6°45′N 72°38′W / 6.750°N 72.633°W / 6.750; -72.633

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