Concordia, Antioquia

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Concordia, Antioquia
Municipality and town
Location of the municipality and town of Concordia, Antioquia in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Concordia, Antioquia in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Country  Colombia
Department Antioquia Department
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)


Concordia (Spanish pronunciation: [koŋˈkoɾðja]) is a town and municipality in the Colombian department of Antioquia. Part of the subregion of Southwestern Antioquia.

This municipality is located at 2000 mt over sea level 6° 2'59.82"N 75°55'11.88"W. Has a population of 25,000 including the surrounding areas. The inhabitants of this mountains survives mainly from the coffee trade.

It was founded in 1830 by Juan José Restrepo Uribe, and originally named as Selva Virgen (Virgin Jungle), it was later renamed La Comia.

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Coordinates: 6°02′56″N 75°54′32″W / 6.049°N 75.909°W / 6.049; -75.909