Capilla del Monte, Cordoba, Argentina

More Photos Capilla del Monte is a small city in the northeastern part of the province of Córdoba, Argentina, located by the Sierras Chicas mountain chain, in the northern end of the Punilla Valley. It has about 11,281 inhabitants as per the 2010 census [INDEC]. Tourism is the main source of income in Capilla del Monte. The most popular tourist attraction in the area is the Cerro Uritorco, a small mountain only 3 km away from the city, famed around Argentina as a center of alleged paranormal phenomena and UFO sightings. There are many other locations in Capilla del Monte that attract tourists from all over the country. The city also features the tall El Cajón Dam and its large reservoir. Capilla del Monte was founded on October 30, 1585. Its name means "Chapel on the Hill" in Spanish. The area has been used as a special stage for Rally Argentina. Wikipedia

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