Apodaca

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Apodaca
Motto: Progreso con Libertad y Justicia (Progress wi Freedom an Juistice)
Coordinates: 25°47′N 100°11′W / 25.783°N 100.183°W / 25.783; -100.183
Kintra Mexico
State Nuevo León
Foondit 1585
Government
 • Mayor Benito Caballero Garza (PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI)
Area
 • City 183.5 km2 (70.8 sq mi)
Elevation 405 m (1,329 ft)
Population (2005)
 • City 418,784
 • Metro 3,664,334
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)
Website http://www.apodaca.gob.mx

Apodaca is a ceety an its surroondin municipality that is pairt o Monterrey metropolitan aurie. It lees in the northeastren pairt o the metropolitan aurie. As o the 2005 census, the ceety haed a population o 393,195 an the municipality haed a population o 418,784.[1] The municipality haes an aurie o 183.5 km². The fowert-lairgest ceety in the state (ahint Monterrey, Guadalupe, an San Nicolás de los Garza), Apodaca is ane o the fastest-growin ceeties in Nuevo León an an important industrial center.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twa airports, General Mariano Escobedo Internaitional Airport (IATA: MTY) an Del Norte Internaitional Airport (IATA: NTR), are locatit in Apodaca.

VivaAerobus Airline an Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte hae their corporate heidquairters on the grunds o Escobedo Airport.[2]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Apodaca is ane o the major industrial centers o the state o Nuevo Leon. Apodaca's economy is foondit basically in manufacturin operations an services.

American companies such as Whirpool, General Electric, Polaris Industries, Callaway, Visteon amang mony ithers hae manufacturin operations in Apodaca. Japanese companies such as Denso, Korean companies as LG an Cheenese companies as Lenovo hae manufacturin facilities in Apodaca an aw.

Las Cruces Golf and Country Club, an 18 holes Gowf course is locatit in Apodaca..[3]

Oreegin o the name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is namit efter Dr. Salvador Apodaca, Bishop o the ceety o Linares, who wis born in Guadalajara in 1769.[4]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  2. "Contact." VivaAerobus. Retrieved on October 15, 2009. "HEADQUARTERS:Aeropuerto de Monterrey, Terminal C, Zona de carga Carretera Miguel Alemán Km. 24 Apodaca, Nuevo León, México "
  3. "Las Cruces Golf and Contry Club"
  4. "Apodaca", Encilopedia de los Municipios de México

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