Valledupar is the capital of Cesar, in the northeast of the country. Surrounded by the Cesar and Guatapurí rivers, the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the Serranía del Perijá. At 898.91 kilometers from the capital of the country.
Grammatically, it should be Valduparense, but in order to give more musicality and comfort to the natives of the city, it was established that it was Vallenatos.
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is 62.9 kilometers away, so the trip by bus or cab can take up to 19 hours and 45 minutes.
The city of Valledupar is also known as the World Capital of Vallenato or the City of the Holy Kings.
Thanks to its abundant fauna, Valledupar is rich in animal protein, therefore the city has several dishes whose protagonist is this ingredient. Among them are: chicken, goat or fish stew.
It is traditionally held between the months of April and May. However, in 2021, due to pandemic issues, it will be held during the month of October.
The temperature is not constant, so it is generally between 22 and 37 degrees Celsius most of the year. It tends to drop to a minimum of 20 degrees Celsius and reaches a maximum of 39 degrees Celsius.
This magnificent work was created by the master Gabriel Beltrán, who chose a mixture of iron and phosphor bronze to give shape to this majestic accordion. It is located on Hurtado Avenue in the city. It is 10 meters long, 4.5 meters wide and 6 meters high.