Monterrey (Spainyie pronunciation: [monteˈrei] (listen)), is the caipital ceety o the northeastern state of Nuevo León in the kintra o Mexico. The ceety is anchor tae the third-lairgest metropolitan aurie in Mexico an is rankit as the nint-lairgest ceety in the naition. Monterrey serves as a commercial center in the north o the kintra an is the base o mony significant internaitional corporations. Furthermair, Monterrey is Mexico's seicont richest ceety, an the warld's 63rd richest, wi an economy that haed a 2008 GDP o USD $102 billion. Monterrey is ane o Mexico's maist developit ceeties, wi the heichest per caipita income in the naition, an is regardit as a heichlie developit ceety. Although rich in history an cultur, Monterrey is aften regardit as the maist "Americanizit" ceety in entire kintra, even abuin the ceeties alang the U.S-Mexico border.