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Envigado (Spanish pronunciation: [embiˈɣaðo]) is a town southeast of Medellin, Colombia which belongs to the department of Antioquia. It is located in the southern region of the Aburrá Valley and is a part of The Metropolitan Area of the Aburrá Valley. It has limits at its north with El Poblado, Medellín, at its south with Sabaneta, at its east with El Retiro and Caldas, and at its west with Itagüí. In 2015, Colombia's Department of National Planning released a document, which placed Envigado among the top-three best places to live in Colombia. Even though today the Aburrá Valley has one of the lowest homicide rates in Colombia, 6 for every 100,000 people, it is still widely recognized for being the hometown of the notorious Pablo Escobar and his Medellin cartel. Envigado is also the hometown of the Colombian philosopher Fernando González. His house, Otraparte, today is a cultural center and museum dedicated to his memory and works. Envigado is also famous for keeping the paisa traditions and architecture, one of the best standards of living in Colombia and for its promising football team: Envigado Futbol Club.


Envigado in Colombia offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Santa Fe De Antioquia, Colombia. Santa Fe De Antioquia is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Envigado, you'll have to take a flight to Santa Fe De Antioquia; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Envigado are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Envigado*

  • Pollution Statistics in Envigado

    Know the pollution level of Envigado before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 80.7 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 38.78 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.18 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.55 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 68.52 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 35.5 (Low)
  • Envigado: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Envigado for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Envigado.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.35 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.35 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 57.09 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.69 (High)
    • Car Stealing 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.34 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.93 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58.96 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.3 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.47 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.03 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.1 (Moderate)
  • Living in Envigado - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Envigado is 117.66 (High)

    • Safety Index 53.61 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 99.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 67.02 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.79 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 34.59 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 75.62 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.27 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 32.89 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Envigado

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Envigado

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.94 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.57 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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