San Cristóbal, Táchira

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Education

San Cristobal has a large student population. There are many post-secondary schools, both public and private, in San Cristobal. Major colleges and universities of San Cristobal are listed below:

Climate

The weather in San Cristobal is tropical; the temperatures are between 19℃ and 28℃ (66 °F and 83 °F).[1] San Cristobal is characterized has two seasons: summer and spring. The temperatures between those two seasons do not change a lot. However, there is more rain in the spring than in the summer.

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Night panorama of the city

Political Divisions

  • Parroquia San Juan Bautista^
  • Parroquia La Concordia
  • Parroquia Pedro María Morantes
  • Parroquia San Sebastián
  • Parroquia Francisco Romero Lobo

Sports

The Deportivo Táchira Fútbol Club was founded in 1974 by Gaetano Greco. The Stadium of the Deportivo Tachira is located in the north side of San Cristobal, and it is called Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo, and it has a capacity for 38,755 people.

Famous Citizens

Notes

1.^ Parroquia is a section of the city.

References

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Other websites

Official website