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San Antonio del Tequendama

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San Antonio del Tequendama is a municipality and town of Colombia in the Tequendama Province part of the department of Cundinamarca. The municipality is located along the Serranía de Subía in the Tena Valley and borders Tena and Bojacá in the north, Bojacá and Soacha in the east, La Mesa and El Colegio in the west and in the south Soacha and Granada.EtymologyThe name Tequendama means in the Muysccubun, the language of the Muisca: "he who precipitated downward".HistoryThis municipality was formed on the site of Cubsió, a place of reunion of the Muisca originally from Bojacá and Serrezuela. Cubsió was already populated by indigenous peoples from the Herrera Period with the oldest evidence dated at 1865 years BP (2nd century AD) of a site a few meters from the current course of the Bogotá River.Around 1470 the terrains of San Antonio de Tequendama were ruled by the cacique of Fusagasugá, who fought with the Panche against Saguamanchica in the Battle of Pasca.
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