Envigado

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
Ceety
Banner o Envigado
Banner
Official seal of Envigado
Seal
Location o the municipality an toun o Envigado in the Antioquia Depairtment o Colombie
Location o the municipality an toun o Envigado in the Antioquia Depairtment o Colombie
Envigado is located in Colombie
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
DepairtmentAntioquia
Foondit1775
Govrenment
 • MayorHector Londoño Restrepo
Area
 • Ceety78.78 km2 (30.42 sq mi)
Elevation
1675 m (5,495 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Ceety199,276
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
 • Metro
3,312,165
Demonym(s)Envigadeño
Time zoneUTC-5 (Colombie Staundart Time)
Area code(s)57 + 4
WebsiteOfficial website (in Spaingie)

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.

DemograficsEedit

 
Envigado neebourheids.

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

HistoryEedit

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.

EconomyEedit

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.

SportsEedit

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

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