Mexicali Municipality

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Mexicali Municipality

Municipio de Mexicali
Coat of airms o Mexicali Municipality
Coat airms
Tierra Cálida
(Inglis: Wairm Land)
Location o Mexicali in Baja California.
Location o Mexicali in Baja California.
StateBaja California
Municipal seatMexicali
Lairgest ceetyMexicali
Municipality established29 December 1953[1]
 • Municipal presesFrancisco Perez Tejada (PRI)
 • Total13700 km2 (5,300 sq mi)
 • Total956,826
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
 Data source: INEGI
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
INEGI code002
Website(in Spaingie) Ayuntamiento de Mexicali
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

Mexicali Municipality is a municipality (Spaingie: municipio) in the Mexican state o Baja California. Its municipal seat (Spaingie: cabecera municipal) is locatit in the ceety o Mexicali. Accordin tae the 2010 census, it haed a population o 956,826 inhabitants, an accordin tae the 2000 census, it haed 764,602 inhabitants, which means an increase o 22.5%. The municipality haes an aurie o 13,700 km² (5,300 sq mi.) This includes mony smawer ootlyin commonties as well as the ceety o Mexicali. An aw, the islands o Baja California locatit in the Guwf o Californie are pairt o the municipality, amang them the mudflat islands at the mooth o the Colorado River (the lairgest ane being Montague Island), Isla Ángel de la Guarda an the islands o the San Lorenzo Marine Archipelago National Park. Mexicali is the northmaist municipality o Laitin Americae.

The ceety o Mexicali wis foondit in 1903, an its name is a portmanteau o Mexico an California, as is the name o Calexico, Californie athort the border. This is an unusual pair o border ceeties in that Mexicali, on the Mexican side, is far lairger than Calexico, on the U.S. side.

Burghs[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Mexicali, is dividit intae 14 admeenistrative burghs (Spaingie: delegaciones) o which the ceety o Mexicali occupies 3 beside the ceety proper aurie; aw burghs are in turn dividit intae colonias or ejidos. These burghs affer admeenistrative services such as urban plannin, ceevil registry, inspection, verification, public wirks an commonty development an are servit bi a delegado.

The burghs o Mexicali Municipality ceety are:

  1. Los Algodones, locatit in the Valley Zone.
  2. Bátaquez, locatit in the Valley Zone.
  3. Cerro Prieto, locatit in the Urban Zone, is pairt o the Mexicali metropolitan aurie.
  4. Venustiano Carranza, locatit in the Valley Zone.
  5. Ciudad Morelos, informally kent as Cuervos, locatit in the Valley Zone.
  6. Colonias Nuevas, informally kent as Km 57, locatit in the Valley Zone.
  7. Progreso, locatit in the Urban Zone, is pairt o the Mexicali metropolitan aurie.
  8. Ejido Hermosillo, locatit in the Valley Zone.
  9. Estación Delta, locatit in the Valley Zone.
  10. Guadalupe Victoria, informally kent as Km 43, located in the Valley Zone.
  11. González Ortega, informally kent as Palaco, locatit in the Urban Zone, is pairt o the Mexicali metropolitan aurie.
  12. Hechicera, locatit in the Valley Zone.
  13. San Felipe, locatit in the Coastal Zone, tae the sooth on the Guwf o Californie.
  14. Benito Juárez, informally kent as Tecolotes, locatit in the Valley Zone.

The umwhile burgh (delegación) o Compuertas is locatit in the eastren pairt o the ceety o Mexicali.

Ceeties an touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Touns an veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The lairgest localities (ceeties, touns, an veelages) are:[2]

Name 2010 Census Population
Mexicali 689,775
Santa Isabel 29,311
Ciudad Guadalupe Victoria (Kilómetro Cuarenta y Tres) 17,119
San Felipe 16,702
Puebla 15,168
Progreso 12,557
Ciudad Morelos (Cuervos) 8,243
Colonia Venustiano Carranza (La Carranza) 6,098
Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) 5,617
Vicente Guerrero (Los Algodones) 5,474
Delta (Estación Delta) 5,180
Ejido Hermosillo 5,101
Benito Juárez (Ejido Tecolotes) 4,167
Nuevo León 3,655
Poblado Paredones 3,332
Michoacán de Ocampo 3,086
Ejido Hechicera 2,517
Viñas del Sol 2,509
Ejido Sinaloa (Estación Kasey) 2,505
Ejido Lázaro Cárdenas (La Mosca) 2,463
Poblado Lázaro Cárdenas (La Veintiocho) 2,388
Ejido Quintana Roo 2,311
Total Municipality 936,826

Adjacent municipalities an coonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. (in Spaingie) pp. 78–79, La Transformación de Baja California en Estado, 1931–1952 Archived 2011-09-29 at the Wayback Machine, Lawrence Douglas Taylor Hansen, Estudios Fronterizos, 1, #1 (January–June 2000), UABC, Mexicali, pp. 47–87.
  2. "2010 census tables: INEGI". Archived frae the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 25 Julie 2012.

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