Guadalajara, Jalisco

Guadalajara (Spaingie pronunciation: [ɡwaðalaˈxaɾa]) is the caipital o the Mexican state o Jalisco, an the seat o the municipality o Guadalajara. The ceety is locatit in the central region o Jalisco in the wastren-paceefic area o Mexico. Wi a population o 1,564,514 it is Mexico's seicont maist muckle municipality.[1] The Guadalajara Metropolitan Area includes seiven adjacent municipalities wi a reportit population o 4,328,584 in 2009, makin it the seicont maist populous metropolitan area in Mexico, ahint Mexico Ceety.[1][2] The municipality is the seicont maist densely populatit area in Mexico; the first being Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl in Estado de México.[3]

Guadalajara
Ciudad de Guadalajara
Ceety o Guadalajara
Banner o Guadalajara
Banner
Coat of airms o Guadalajara
Coat airms
Eik-name(s): 
Spaingie: La Perla de Occidente (Inglis: The Pearl o the Wast), Spaingie: La Ciudad de las Rosas (Inglis: The Ceety o Roses)
Motto(s): 
Spaingie: Somos más por Guadalajara, (Inglis: We are mair for Guadalajara)
Location o Guadalajara athin Jalisco
Location o Guadalajara athin Jalisco
Guadalajara is located in Mexico
Guadalajara
Guadalajara
Location o Guadalajara athin Jalisco
Coordinates: 20°40′N 103°21′W / 20.667°N 103.350°W / 20.667; -103.350Coordinates: 20°40′N 103°21′W / 20.667°N 103.350°W / 20.667; -103.350
KintraMexico
StateJalisco
MunicipalityGuadalajara
Foondation1542
Govrenment
 • Spaingie: Alcalde (Inglis: Mayor)Aristóteles Sandoval
Area
 • Ceety151 km2 (58 sq mi)
 • Metro
2734 km2 (1,056 sq mi)
Elevation
1566 m (5138 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Ceety1,564,514
 • Density10361/km2 (26,830/sq mi)
 • Metro
4,328,584
 • Metro density1583/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Tapatío guadalajarense
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Sister ceetiesEedit

Sister ceeties
Flag Ceety Kintra Year
  Alajuela Costa Rica[4] 1983
  Albuquerque Unitit States[4] 1985
  Arequipa Peru
  Atlanta Unitit States[4] 2009
  Batangas Philippines
  Caracas Venezuela[4] 1976
  Cebu Philippines[4] 1976
  Lima Peru[4] 1976
  Ceuta Spain
  Cigales Spain[4] 1992
  Cleveland Unitit States[4] 1976
  Curitiba Brazil[4] 1995
  Daejeon Republic o Korea[4] 1997
  Dagupan Philippines[4]
  Downey Unitit States[4] 1960
  Guadalajara Spain[4] 1982
  Hagåtña Guam[4] 1976
  Kansas Ceety Unitit States[4] 1993
  Kingston Jamaica[4] 1976
  Kraków Poland[4] 1978
  Kyoto Japan[4] 1978
  Lansing Unitit States[4] 1990
  Compton Unitit States
  Magdalena de Kino Mexico[4] 1984
  Malabo Equatorial Guinea[4] 1976
  Málaga Spain[4]
  Milan Italy[4] 1976
  Nochistlán Mexico[4] 1997
  Oñati Spain[4] 2002
  Panama Ceety Panama[4] 1976
  Portland Unitit States[4] 1983
  St. Louis Unitit States[4] 1993
  Saunt Petersburg Roushie[5]
  San Antonio Unitit States[4] 1974
  San José Costa Rica[4]
  San Salvador El Salvador[4] 1976
  Santo Domingo Dominican Republic[4]
  Seville Spain[4] 1977
  Tegucigalpa Honduras[4] 1976
  Duarte Unitit States[4] 1972
  Wrocław Poland[4] 1995
  Xiamen Cheenae[4]

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b Consejo Nacional de Población, México; Proyecciones de la Población de México 2005-2050 Archived 2007-10-12 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 2008-10-18.
  2. Consejo Nacional de Población, México; Delimitación de las zonas metropolitanas de México 2005 Archived 2008-12-06 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 2008-10-18.
  3. Juan Carlos Aceros Gualdron. "Scripta Nova". Ub.es. Retrieved 7 Juin 2010.
  4. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak Sister Cities, Public Relations, Guadalajara municipal government. Accessed on line March 18, 2008.
  5. Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg, Business Petersburg, issue 54, 2007-03-30