García, Nuevo León

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García
Motto: In Unitate Superatio
Coordinates: 25°49′N 100°35′W / 25.817°N 100.583°W / 25.817; -100.583
Kintra Mexico
State Nuevo León
Foondit 1583
Government
 • Mayor Jaime Rodríguez (PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI)
Area
 • City 853.20 km2 (329.42 sq mi)
Elevation 697 m (2,287 ft)
Population (2005)
 • City 51,658
 • Metro 3,664,334
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)
Website http://www.garcianl.gob.mx

García is a municipality locatit tae the northwest o the Monterrey metropolitan aurie in the state o Nuevo León, Mexico. García haed, accordin tae the 2005 census, a population o 51,658 fowk.[1] It borders the municipalities o Mina, Escobedo an Hidalgo tae the north; tae the sooth an east wi Santa Catarina; an tae the wast wi the state o Coahuila.

Oreegin o the name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality wis namit in honor o a Nuevo León native Joaquín García, who wis born in the ceety an who servit twa terms as govrenor o the state o Nuevo León. Afore the name chynge, the municipality wis cried Hacienda de San Juan el Bautista de Pesquería Grande.[2]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aviacsa[3] an Nemak hae their heidquarters in the ceety. Johnson Controls, the lairgest American auto battery company, haes its lead acid battery recyclin plant locatit in Garcia.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  2. "García, Nuevo León", Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México
  3. "World Airline Directory." Flight International. March 16–22, 2004. 93.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]