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Tijuana
Ceety
Ciudad de Tijuana (Spainyie)
Ceety o Tijuana
Nickname(s): T.J.
Gateway to Mexico
A Heart Between Two Seas
Tijuana is located in Mexico
Tijuana
Tijuana
Location o Tijuana in Mexico
Coordinates: 32°31′30″N 117°02′0″W / 32.52500°N 117.03333°W / 32.52500; -117.03333
Kintra Mexico Mexico
State Baja California Baja California
Municipality Tijuana
Foondit 11 Julie 1889
Government
 • Type Ayuntamiento
 • Municipal Preses Carlos Bustamante Anchondo
Area
 • Ceety 637 km2 (246 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (65 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Ceety 1,300,983
 • Density 2,212/km2 (5,730/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,784,034
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Demonym Tijuanan
Time zone PST (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
Postal code 22000, 22200, 22127, 22440, 22444, 22650
Area code(s) 664
Website http://www.tijuana.gob.mx

Tijuana (Inglis pronunciation: /tiːəˈwɑːnə/ tee-ə-WAH-nə or /tiːˈwɑːnə/,[2] [3]Spanish: [tiˈxwana]) is the lairgest ceety on the Baja California Peninsulae an centre o the Tijuana metropolitan aurie, pairt o the internaitional San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan aurie. An industrial an financial centre o Mexico,[4] Tijuana exerts a strang influence on economics, education, cultur, airt, an politics. As the ceety haes become a leadin centre in the kintra, so haes the surroondin metropolitan aurie, a major industrial an paramount metropolis in northwastren Mexico. Currently ane o the fastest growin ceeties in Mexico,[4] Tijuana maintains global ceety status.[5]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tijuana haes multiple sister ceeties an twin touns. These relations hae been formalisit bi a variety o organisations as well as municipal govrenments. Currently twinned wi the Ceety o Tijuana are:

Ceety Naition Syne
Busan Sooth Korea Republic o Korea 1995
San Diego[6] Unitit States Unitit States
La Paz Mexico Mexico
León Mexico Mexico
Mazatlán Mexico Mexico
Panjin Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Havana Cuba Cuba
Cincinnati Unitit States Unitit States
Zaragoza Spain Spain
Laredo Unitit States Unitit States


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Link to 2010 Mexican Census Info INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática.
  2. Tijuana, entry in the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed., 2000. Transcribed into IPA.
  3. Tijuana. CollinsDictionary.com. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 11th Edition. Retrieved Septmeber 20, 2012
  4. 4.0 4.1 Walker, Margath (January 2011). "Knowledge production and border nationalism in northern Mexico". Nations and Nationalism 17 (1): 168–187. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8129.2010.00461.x. 
  5. GaWC. "The World According to GaWC". Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  6. "Mexican Sister Cities". Sister Cities International. Retrieved May 1, 2011. 

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