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Ciudad de Monterrey
Ceety o Monterrey
Coat o airms o Monterrey
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): Sultan o the North, The Ceety o the Muntains
Motto(s): Wirk Tempers the Spirit
Location o Monterrey athin Nuevo León
Location o Monterrey athin Nuevo León
Kintra Mexico
State Nuevo León
Municipality Monterrey
Foondit 20 September 1596
 • Mayor Fernando Larrazábal Bretón
 • Ceety 969.70 km2 (374.40 sq mi)
 • Metro 5,346.80 km2 (2,064.41 sq mi)
Elevation 537 m (1,762 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Ceety 1,130,960
 • Density 2,532/km2 (6,560/sq mi)
 • Metro 4,080,329
 • Metro density 923/km2 (2,390/sq mi)
 • Demonym Regiomontano(a)
Time zone CST.[1] (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT[1] (UTC−5)
Website (Spaingie) Official Monterrey Government Website

Monterrey (Spaingie pronunciation: [monteˈrei] ( listen)), is the caipital ceety o the northeastern state of Nuevo León in the kintra o Mexico.[1] The ceety is anchor tae the third-lairgest metropolitan aurie in Mexico[2][3] 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.[4] 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.[5] 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.[3][4] 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.[6]

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Monterrey is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Ubicación Geográfica". Gobierno del Estado de Nuevo León. Retrieved Juin 24, 2009. 
  2. "2010 INEG Census Tables". INEG. Retrieved Juin 4, 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "NAI Mexico Study" (PDF). NAI Mexico. Retrieved Januar 7, 2009. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Emmot, Robert (Juin 1, 2011). "Special report: If Monterrey falls Mexico falls – Rueters". Rueters. 
  5. "Global city GDP rankings 2008–2025". Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Archived frae the oreeginal on Mey 31, 2010. Retrieved December 16, 2009. 
  6. Contreras, Joseph (2009). In the shadow of the giant: the Americanization of modern Mexico. Rutgers University Press. p. 276. 
  7. "Barcelona internacional – Ciutats agermanades" (in Catalan). 2006–2009 Ajuntament de Barcelona. Retrieved Julie 13, 2009.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  8. "Hamilton Ontario Sister Cities". Archived frae the oreeginal on September 26, 2007. Retrieved Januar 25, 2008. 

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