San Jorge Colony (Puerto Gaitan, Meta Department, Colombia)

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San Jorge was a Mennonite colony founded in 2018 in the Meta Department in Colombia. The colony comprised a land area of 2,500 hectares. The colonists came primarily from Cuauhtémoc (Santa Clara (Mexico), Tampico (Mexico), Manzanillas (Mexico), Las Flores (Mexico)) and from the Tamaulipas and the Campeche states (Mexico).

Bibliography

Le Polain de Waroux, Yann, Janice Neumann, Anna O’Driscoll and Kerstin Schreiber. “Pious pioneers: the expansion of Mennonite colonies in Latin America.” Journal of Land Use Science 16, no. 1 (2021): 1-17.


Author(s) Samuel Boucher
Date Published June 2023

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Boucher, Samuel. "San Jorge Colony (Puerto Gaitan, Meta Department, Colombia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. June 2023. Web. 25 Jul 2024. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=San_Jorge_Colony_(Puerto_Gaitan,_Meta_Department,_Colombia)&oldid=176725.

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Boucher, Samuel. (June 2023). San Jorge Colony (Puerto Gaitan, Meta Department, Colombia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 July 2024, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=San_Jorge_Colony_(Puerto_Gaitan,_Meta_Department,_Colombia)&oldid=176725.




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