The Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia (PCC) is an outstanding example of human adaptation to difficult geographical conditions on a hillside and mountain coffee growing developed. It is a cultural landscape where there are natural, economic and cultural elements with a high degree of homogeneity in the region, and is an exceptional case in the world. In this landscape combine the human, family and generational effort coffee farmers with permanent support its institutional framework.
Municipalities of the PCC
The main line of the economy in the Eje Cafetero is coffee production.
The Coffee Cultural Landscape meets specific areas of 47 municipalities and 411 villages in the departments of Caldas, Quindio, Risaralda and Valle del Cauca located in the central and western foothills of the Andes, where 24,000 farms are concentrated in small plantations coffee, where about 80 thousand people devote their lives to the cultivation of coffee.
These municipalities are:
Caldas: Integrated by the municipalities of Aguadas, Anserma, Aranzazu, Belalcázar, Chinchiná, Filadelfia, La Merced, Manizales, Neira, Pácora, Palestina, Riosucio, Risaralda, Salamina, San José, Supía y Villamaría.
Risaralda: Integrated by the municipalities of Apía, Balboa, Belén de Umbría, Guática, La Celia, Marsella, Pereira, Quinchía, Santa Rosa de Cabal y Santuario.
Quindio: Integrated by the municipalities of Armenia, Buenavista, Calarcá, Circasia, Córdoba, Filandia, Génova, Montenegro, Pijao, Quimbaya y Salento.
Valle del Cauca: Composed municpios de Alcalá, Ansermanuevo, Caicedonia, El Águila, El Cairo, Riofrío, Sevilla, Trujillo y Ulloa.