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Researchers at the Overseas Development Institute have lauded the city as a pioneer of a post-Washington consensus "local development state" model of economic development.

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), is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia.

In February 2013, the Urban Land Institute chose Medellín as the most innovative city in the world due to its recent advances in politics, education and social development.

In the same year, Medellín was announced as the preferred corporate business destination in South America, and won the Verónica Rudge Urbanism Award conferred by Harvard University to the Urban Development Enterprise, mainly due to the North-Western Integral Development Project in the city.

Miguel Aguinaga y Mendiogoitia, Governor, made the name official on November 2, 1675.

The Crown granted a coat of arms to the city on June 24, 1676.

In 1646 a colonial law ordered the separation of Amerindians from mestizos and mulattos, so the colonial administration began the construction of a new town in Aná, today Berrío Park, where the church of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria de Aná ("Our Lady of Candelaria of Aná") was built.

Three years later, the Spaniards started the construction of the Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria, which was rebuilt at the end of the 18th century.

Gold mines were developed northeast of Antioquia, thus they needed food supply from nearby agriculture.

The Aburrá Valley was in a strategic position between the gold mines and the first provincial capital of Antioquia, Santa Fe de Antioquia.

During the 19th century, Medellín was a dynamic commercial center, first exporting gold, then producing and exporting coffee.

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