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Itagui (pron. E-tah-goo-E) is a town and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia. Itagui is part of the Metropolitan Area of Medellin.

Itagui is known as the most industrialized city in all Colombia, therefore having the nickname, "La Ciudad Industrial".

It is also the most densely populated municipality having over 220,000 citizens within such a small area.


Itagui by far has the best transportation in all of Colombia with closeness only from Medellin and Bogota. It also has two subway stations that link it directly to Medellin and other municipalities. It has a vast "colectivo" micro-bus system which conforms very well with the needs of the city.


Itagui is one or maybe the only municipality in Colombia aside from Envigado that has higher revenue from taxes. Taxes surpassing expectencies have led it to develop a great infrastructure in the last 10 years making it one of the premier cities in Colombia.


Itaui is also the place where the Itaui Maximum Security prison is located. Many criminals from the FARC, Medellin Cartel and Cali Cartel are inprisoned.

External links

Itagui official website

Mi Pueblo, Itagui

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