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Medell璯 is located in the Aburr Valley, a central region of the Andes Mountains. The city has an estimated population of 2.44 million. With its surrounding area that includes nine other cities, the metropolitan area of Medell璯 is the second-largest urban agglomeration in Colombia in terms of population and economy, with more than 3.7 million people.rnrnIn 1616 the Spaniard Francisco Herrera Campuzano erected a small indigenous village ("poblado") known as "Saint Lawrence of Aburr" (San Lorenzo de Aburr), located in the present-day El Poblado commune. On 2 November 1675, the queen consort Mariana of Austria founded the "Town of Our Lady of Candelaria of Medell璯" (Villa de Nuestra Se隳ra de la Candelaria de Medell璯) in the An region, which today corresponds to the center of the city and first describes the region as "Medell璯".

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  • Copyright: Sergio Acin (sacimar) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4834 W: 53 N: 6696] (38173)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2015-12-29
  • Categories: 自然建築
  • Photo Version:Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2017-08-08 5:06
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