Yalí

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Yalí, Antioquia
Municipality and town
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Location of the municipality and town of Yalí, Antioquia in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Location of the municipality and town of Yalí, Antioquia in the Antioquia Department of Colombia
Yalí, Antioquia is located in Colombia
Yalí, Antioquia
Yalí, Antioquia
Location in Colombia
Coordinates: 6°40′36″N 74°50′28″W / 6.67667°N 74.84111°W / 6.67667; -74.84111Coordinates: 6°40′36″N 74°50′28″W / 6.67667°N 74.84111°W / 6.67667; -74.84111
Country  Colombia
Department Antioquia Department
Subregion Northeastern
Elevation 1,250 m (4,100 ft)
Time zone Colombia Standard Time (UTC-5)

Yalí is a town and municipality located in northeastern Antioquia Department, Colombia, colloquially called "the town of hills". Part of the subregion of Northeastern Antioquia. Yalí was established as a municipality in 1956 and was named after one of its founders; Lorenzo Yalí. In its early days the town's ecpnomy relied on mining, now the economic activity is focused on the "cañicultura" (sugarcane plantations) with aims of production of panela.

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