Medellin is Colombia's second largest city with around 2.5 million inhabitants in the city and a million or so more in the metropolitan area. It's located in the Aburra Valley at an elevation of almost 1,500 metres above sea level.
From the Medellin Travel Guide
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US daughter to marry in Medellin
My daughter, 28, will be traveling to Medellin Aug. 1. She will be married in Sep. to a native Colombian. I have serious concerns for her safety. She looks very much a "Yank"... blonde hair, blue eyes and fair skined. Any suggestions I can pass along? I'm worried but that's life...I guess. ...