Galeana, Nuevo León

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Galeana is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 24°50′N 100°04′W / 24.833°N 100.067°W / 24.833; -100.067
StateNuevo León
 • MayorAlejandro Javier Pedroza Flores (PRI)
 • Total7154.6 km2 (2,762.4 sq mi)
1655 m (5,430 ft)
 • Total38,930
 • Density0.18/km2 (0.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Galeana is baith a municipality an a ceety in the Mexican state o Nuevo León. It is namit efter Hermenegildo Galeana, a lieutenant involvit in the kintra's muivement towards unthirldom. Galeana shares borders wi the states o Coahuila an San Luis Potosí tae the wast; wi the municipalities o Aramberri an Doctor Arroyo tae the sooth; Rayones tae the north; an wi Linares, Montemorelos, Rayones an Iturbide tae the east [1]. Galeana is the lairgest municipality in the state, totalin 7,154.6 km², housomeivver it's scarcely populatit wi anerlie 38,930 inhabitants [2] resultin in a population density o 0.18 persons per square kilometer. Galeana, the municipal seat, is the best developit toun in the region. It haes services such as hospitals, accommodations, restaurants, bars an the lairgest drink distributor in the zone. Housomeivver it remains as a law per-caipita income ceety.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate in Galeana is uisually hintle caulder than the rest o the state. In simmer it is pleasantly ceul an durin winter, temperaturs mey reach doun tae -10°C. Annual average temperatur is 19°C, an the average rain precipitation is aroond 393 mm. The winter cauld blends wi a noticeable lack o air humidity. Predominants winds comes frae the north.

Crops[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main crop in Galeana is the potato, which is exportit tae different states an is internaitionally shippit an aw.

Tourist attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Laguna de Labradores

The municipality is kent for its numerous tourist attractions. Probably the best kent attraction is the Cerro del Potosí (Potosi's Munt), the heichest muntain in the whole state, which rises ower 3,600 meters abuin sea level. On the Rayones-Galeana heich-gate lees El Puente de Dios (God's Brig), a majestic natural airchwa that lees on top o a sma creek. El Pozo del Gavilán is an enormous, profoond natural cenote, where diverse species live. The Laguna de Labradores, in the caipital, is a sma lake connectit tae the Pozo del Gavilán.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. ""Galeana", Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México". Archived frae the original on 8 Februar 2007. Retrieved 25 Mey 2012.
  2. "INEGI Información Municipal". Archived frae the original on 20 Februar 2007. Retrieved 25 Mey 2012.