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Envigado
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Location o the municipality an toun o Envigado in the Antioquia Depairtment o Colombie
Envigado is located in Colombia
Envigado
Envigado
Location in Colombie
Coordinates: 6°10′19″N 75°34′49″W / 6.17194°N 75.58028°W / 6.17194; -75.58028
Kintra  Colombie
Depairtment Antioquia
Foondit 1775
Government
 • Mayor Hector Londoño Restrepo
Area
 • Ceety 78.78 km2 (30.42 sq mi)
Elevation 1,675 m (5,495 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Ceety 199,276
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
 • Metro 3,312,165
Demonym Envigadeño
Time zone Colombie Staundart Time (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 57 + 4
Website Official website (Spainyie)

Envigado is a ceety o Colombie in Antioquia, locatit at the sooth o the Valle de Aburrá an belangin tae the Área Metropolitana del Valle de Aburrá. It haes limits at its north wi El Poblado, Medellín; at its sooth wi Sabaneta; at its east wi El Retiro an Caldas an at wast wi Itagüí. The oreegin o its name is unkent, but some researchers associatit it wi "beam" (viga in Spainyie). It is the ceety o the Colombie filosofer Fernando González an aw. His hoose, Otraparte, is the day a cultural centre an museum dedicatit tae his memory an wirks.

Envigado is famous for keepin the paisa tradeetions an airchitectur an aw, ane o the best staundart o livin in Colombie an for its promisin fitbaa team: Envigado Futbol Club.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Envigado neebourheids.

The population at the 1993 census wis 115,484; in 2005 it haed a population o 175,337 inhabitants.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Foondit in 1775, Envigado wis declared a municipality in 1814. Its name comes frae the lairge trees that wur ance foond thare an which wur uised for the rafters (vigas) in constructin hooses.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The principal economic activity is manufacturin: Envigado boasts a great an modren industrie. Amang the maist ootstaundin locally-based companies is the Renault-Toyota assembly plant Sofasa. In addition, Envigado hosts the heidquairters o Almacenes Exito, the lairgest chain o supermercats o Colombie, pairticularly for textiles, soaps an perfumes.

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

Envigado is hame tae a fitbaa team cried Envigado Fútbol Club which plays in the Colombie first diveesion.

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