Known as the City of the Eternal Spring, the second largest city in Colombia (metropolitan population of 3.8 million) is considered by many Colombians as the best city to live in. The average highs are in the low 80s and the average lows in the low 60s. It rains all year to about 70 inches. Medellín is situated in the Aburrá valley of the eastern Andes range at 5000 feet. Medellín has a pollution, traffic and crime problem making it undesirable to those that took the time to find more desirable locations in Colombia to live.