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Girardot

(hērärthōt`), city (1993 pop. 81,380), central Colombia, on the Bogotá and Magdalena rivers. Girardot is a commercial center and a transportation hub; it has an airport. Coffee and leather goods are the principal products. Founded in 1853, Girardot is noted for its vast number of acacia trees.

Girardot

 

a city in central Colombia, in Cundinamarca Department. Population, 82,300 (1968). Girardot is linked to Bogotá by railroad and highway. It produces synthetic fibers and is a cattle-trading center.

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The document, which defines the sexual assaults as "acts of sexual imperialism," is based solely on events registered in Melgar (a municipality in the Tolima Department, 109 km southwest of Bogota) and in Girardot (a city in the department of Cundinamarca, 133 km southwest of the capital).
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The first five highway concessions were signed last week, including 214 km from Girardot to Puerto Salgar which is very close to their gravel operation.
Also, a bike path will be built over 20km between Girardot and the neighboring municipality of Narino.
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The exceptional Nespresso experience, combining highest quality coffees, innovative machines and personalised relationships with consumers, continues to stir widespread enthusiasm from coffee lovers throughout the world," said Richard Girardot, CEO of Nestle Nespresso SA.
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