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Ciudad Juárez (Spaingie pronunciation: [sjuˈðað ˈxwaɾes]), abbreviatit Cd. Juárez, an aa kent as Juárez an umwhile kent as El Paso del Norte, is a ceety an seat o the municipality o Juárez in the Mexican state o Chihuahua. Juárez's estimatit population is 1.5 million fowk.[2] The ceety lies on the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte), sooth o El Paso, Texas. El Paso an Ciudad Juárez comprise ane o the lairgest bi-naitional metropolitan auries in the warld wi a combined population o 2.4 million fowk.

Ciudad Juárez
Ciudad Juárez
Juarez Ceety
Offeecial seal o Ciudad Juárez
Nickname(s): Gateway o Mexico, Paso del Norte
Motto(s): Refugio de la libertad, custodia de la republica (Spainyie for "Refuge o liberty, guard o the republic")
Ciudad Juárez is locatit in Mexico
Ciudad Juárez
Ciudad Juárez
Coordinates: 31°44′22″N 106°29′13″W / 31.73944°N 106.48694°W / 31.73944; -106.48694
Kintra  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Juárez
Foondation 1659
 • Municipal preses Hector Murguia Lardizabal
 • Ceety 188 km2 (73 sq mi)
Elevation 1,137 m (3,730 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Ceety 1,321,004
 • Density 7,027/km2 (19,290/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,321,004
 • Metro 1,457,955
 • Demonym Juarense
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Simmer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Aurie code(s) +52 656

Ciudad Juárez is ane o the fastest growin ceeties in the warld despite being cried "the maist violent zone in the warld ootside o declared war zones."[3] In 2001 the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas published a report statin that in Ciudad Juárez “the average annual growth ower the 10-year period 1990-2000 wis 5.3 percent. Juárez experienced muckle heicher population growth than the state o Chihuahua an than Mexico as a whole.”[4]


  1. 2010 census tables: INEGI Retrieved 2011-04-29.
  2. Chamberlain, Lisa (March 28, 2007.). "2 Cities and 4 Bridges Where Commerce Flows". The New York Times. Retrieved March 5, 2009..  Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date= (help)