Envigado Tourism, Colombia

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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 80.09 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 36.96 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 65.63 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.72 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.96 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.46 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 67.16 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.51 (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 31.92 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55.86 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.72 (High)
    • Car Stealing 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 51.61 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.62 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58.85 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 69.62 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25.77 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.73 (Moderate)
  • Living in Envigado - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Envigado is 122.12 (High)

    • Safety Index 54.36 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 99.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 65.73 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.37 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 35.38 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 75.43 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.39 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 36.12 (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 4.77 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 66.39 USD

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

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