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Sabaneta is a municipality of Colombia, located in the Aburrá Valley of the Antioquia department. It is boarded on the North by the municipalities of La Estrella, Itagüí and Envigado, on the East by the municipality of Envigado, on the South by the municipality of Caldas, and on the West by the municipality of La Estrella.It is the smallest municipality in Colombia, with only 15 km². It is known as the Municipio Modelo de Colombia (Model Municipality of Colombia) or the Vallecito de Encanto (Charming little Valley). The municipality owes its name to the diminutive “sabana,” a Spanish word meaning “savannah”. The population receives an influx of visitors on the weekends because of its reputation for having outstanding entertainment venues.HistorySabaneta was initially inhabited by the Anacona indigenous peoples, who settled the eastern slope, starting from the hill of Pan de Azucar. In the year 1750, Spanish families settled in this place. The Montoya, Restrepo, Vélez, Díaz, Díez, Vásquez, Guzmán, Garcés, Baena, Salazar, Mejía, Mesas, Álvarez and Soto families were the second group to populate this region.GeographySabaneta, which sits at the south end of the Aburrá Valley, is part of the process of conurbation of the Medellín Metropolitan Area, being located 14 kilometers from the center of the city of Medellín. The municipality has an area of 15 km², of which 67% of the territory is urban. Sabaneta is in Antioquia Department. Use our world travel planner: Sabaneta and all its delights await.
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