Marinilla is a city located in the East subregion of the department of Antioquia, Colombia. Bordered to the north by the municipalities of San Vicente and El Peñol, on the east by the municipalities of El Peñol and El Santuario, to the south by the municipalities Santuario and Carmen de Viboral, and to the west by the municipalities Carmen de Viboral and Rionegro. It is 47 kilometers from Medellín.
There are traditional places where guitars are manufactured as well as tiples, endemic stringed instruments.
A wide variety of crops are farmed here. Potatoes, cassava, maize and vegetables are part of the economy of this village, apart from trade, industry and tourism.