Medellín is the second-largest city in Colombia after Bogota. And is the capital of the department of Antioquia.
The city is attractive to business travelers thanks to its strong concentration of textiles factories and fashion companies. Its region is also rich in gold.
Two airports serve Medellín: the Olaya Herrera domestic airport and the international airport of José María Córdova.
Medellín is divided into 249 districts and corregimientos such as: El Poblado , Guyabal, Bélen, Lareles, La América, San Javier, Candelaria, Villa Hermose, Buenos Aires, Castilla, Doce de Octubre, Robledo, Aranjuez, Manrique, Popular, Santa Cruz, San Sebastiá de Palmitas, San Cristóbal, Altavista, San Antonio de Prado and Santa Elena.
Tourism in Medellín has experienced a strong growth in the past years.
Partly thanks to it Antioqua museum, its Metropolitan Cathedral, Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria, Fernando Botero plaza, or its botanic garden.
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