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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.
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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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