Cali, capital of the state of Valle del Cauca in Colombia South America, is a vibrant modern growing urban city of approximately 2.4 million residents, making it the second largest city in Colombia. Cali, nested between two chains of the Andean mountains, is the center of western Colombia economic growth due to its proximity to the largest Colombia port, Buenaventura, and to the many firms it host, including international firms such as Colgate-Palmolive, Baxter, Johnson & Johnson, Akzo Nobel, Unilever, and Metecno, among others, and domestic firms, such as Carvajal, Tecnoquimicas, Colombina, and Manuelita to name a few.
Cali is located 3,281 feet above sea level and its average temperature is 77 °F (25°C) with an average low temperature of 65°F (18.5°C) and an average high temperature of off 88°F (31°C).
Cali is well known around the world for its salsa dancing. It is served by an international airport with direct flights from Miami, Panama City, Mexico City, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Sao Paulo, Madrid, and New York City among other cities. The airport is located 25 minutes from Cali. It has several international recognized hotels such as Radisson Royal Hotel, Intercontinental Hotel, Marriott, Four Points by Sheraton, and Hampton by Hilton as well as local hotel chains such as Hotel Club Campestre and Dann Carlton Hotel among others.