Juárez, Nuevo León

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Ciudad Benito Juárez
El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz (Respect to other's rights, is peace)
Coordinates: 25°39′N 100°05′W / 25.650°N 100.083°W / 25.650; -100.083
StateNuevo León
Foondit15 Juin 1604
 • MayorFrancisco Héctor Treviño Cantú ( PRI)
 • City277.8 km2 (107.3 sq mi)
403 m (1,322 ft)
 • City78,644
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Ciudad Benito Juárez, or simply Juárez, is the name o a ceety locatit in the eastren pairt o the Monterrey metropolitan aurie in the state o Nuevo León, Mexico. It is the seat o the municipality o the same name. Ciudad Benito Juárez haed a 2005 census population o 78,644 persons [1] an is the aicht-lairgest ceety in Nuevo León. It shares borders wi the municipalities o Pesquería tae the north; tae the sooth wi Santiago; tae the east wi Cadereyta Jiménez; an tae the wast wi Guadalupe.

Oreegin o the name[eedit | eedit soorce]

In honour o Mexican preses frae the 19t century, Benito Juárez [2].

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Foondit as "Hacienda de San José" or "Hacienda San José de loz González" on Juin 15, 1604. The Governor o the state o Nuevo León, Martín de Zavala, granted the lands for dounset tae Bernabé González Hidalgo on Apryle 1, 1642.

The congress o the state decreed on Mairch 1, 1850 the foundation o a new destrict wi the name "El Rosario", within then "Hacienda de Villa". This new destrict wis pairt o the municipality o Cadereyta until 1868.

On December 30, 1868, General Jerónimo Treviño, governor o the state o Nuevo León, decreed that the "Villa de Juárez" (Juarez's Village) will be foondit an recognised in the same aurie "El Rosario" occupied. As aw o the ither present-day municipalities o the state, Juárez wis pairt o the seestem o villages uised in the 19t century. Thir villages war foondit in order tae exploit the naitural resoorces o the zone.

Villa de Juárez wis granted the title o ceety in Mey, 1988 wi the name o "Ciudad Benito Juárez".

Present day[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is going unner a hivy process o urbanization an construction o houses an residencial complexes, as aw o the inner municipalities pairt o the Monterrey metropolitan aurie hae no mair room available. Several malls are planned, sic as the "Sun Mall VIP" that wad be Nuevo León's biggest commercial center; ither hae already been inaugurated as the "San Roque" commercial plaza.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality haes an extension o 277.8 km² an locatit at an altitude o 403 meters abuin the sea level. The territory is muntainous, but wi no important elevations, wi aroond 70% o plain or semi-plane lands an 30% o ruggit terrain. The lands are crossed bi River La Silla, that joins River Santa Catarina in a place cried "Las adjuntas". River La Silla joins River San Juan in the municipality o Cadereyta Jiménez.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wi a BSH climate, dry an het. Juárez's annual average temperatur is 22° celsius, an its annual rain precipitation is 400 mm. Dominant winds comes frae the north.

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ciudad Benito Juárez is a municipality govrened bi a democratic electit Presidente Municipal (Municipal Preses or Mayor) for a period o 3 years wi nae richt tae reelection. The poleetical environment is ane o civility. In the last decades, the PRI haes remained in office.

The Ceety Cooncil o Juárez (Cabildo de Juárez) is an organization integratit bi the Mayor, the Regidores an the Síndicos. The Mayor is the executor o the determinations o the Ceety Cooncil an the person directly in chairge o the public municipal admeenistration. The Regidores represent the commonty an thair mission is tae collectively define the ceety policies in aw the subjects affectin it. The Síndicos are in chairge o watchin an legally defend the ceety interests, as well as in chairge o watchin the Ceety Treasury status an the municipal patrimony.

The poleetical pairties wi representation in the ceety are the Institutional Revolutionary Pairty or PRI, the Naitional Action Pairty or PAN, the Pairty o the Democratic Revolution or PRD, the Labor Pairty or PT, the Green Pairty, Convergence, Social Democratic an Fermer Alternative an Nueva Alianza.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  2. ""Juárez", Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México". Archived frae the original on 19 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 3 Juin 2012.

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