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Montelíbano
Municipality and town
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Flag of Montelíbano
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Official seal of Montelíbano
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Location of the municipality and town of Montelíbano in the Córdoba Department of Colombia.
Location of the municipality and town of Montelíbano in the Córdoba Department of Colombia.
Montelíbano is located in Colombia
Montelíbano
Montelíbano
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 7°58′30″N 75°25′15″W / 7.97500°N 75.42083°W / 7.97500; -75.42083
Country Colombia
DepartmentCórdoba Department
Founded1907
Government
 • MayorGabriel Calle Demoya
Area
 • Municipality and town1,820 km2 (700 sq mi)
 • Urban
9.56 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Elevation
44 m (144 ft)
Population
(2012)
 • Municipality and town59,690
Demonym(s)Montelíbanés
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombia Standard Time)
Postal code
234001
Area code(s)57 + 4
WebsiteOfficial website (in Spanish)

Montelíbano is a town and municipality located in the Córdoba Department of Colombia. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Montelíbano.

Montelíbano is host of one of the largest ferronickel mines. The Company Cerro Matoso S.A. operates the mine site, as well as the associated smelter.

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Coordinates: 7°58′30″N 75°25′15″W / 7.97500°N 75.42083°W / 7.97500; -75.42083