Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Chiquinquira, the large town of the department of Boyaca, Colombia, South America, near the river Suarez, and 30 miles from the capital, Tunja. In primitive times it was a spot venerated by the natives, and the Spanish invaders discovered there a miraculous image of the Virgin, which to this day attracts every year thousands of pilgrims.