Monterrey

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Monterrey
Ciudad de Monterrey
Ceety o Monterrey
Coat of airms o Monterrey
Coat airms
Eik-name(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
Monterrey is locatit in Mexico
Monterrey
Monterrey
Location o Monterrey athin Nuevo León
Coordinates: 25°40′N 100°18′W / 25.667°N 100.300°W / 25.667; -100.300
KintraMexico
StateNuevo León
MunicipalityMonterrey
Foondit20 September 1596
Govrenment
 • MayorFernando Larrazábal Bretón
(PAN)
Area
 • Ceety969.70 km2 (374.40 sq mi)
 • Metro
5346.80 km2 (2,064.41 sq mi)
Elevation
537 m (1,762 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Ceety1,130,960
 • Density2532/km2 (6,560/sq mi)
 • Metro
4,080,329
 • Metro density923/km2 (2,390/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Regiomontano(a)
Regio(a)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST.[1])
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT[1])
Website(in 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:

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  1. a b c "Ubicación Geográfica". Gobierno del Estado de Nuevo León. Retrieved 24 Juin 2009.
  2. "2010 INEG Census Tables". INEG. Retrieved 4 Juin 2011.
  3. a b "NAI Mexico Study" (PDF). NAI Mexico. Retrieved 7 Januar 2009.
  4. a b Emmot, Robert (1 Juin 2011). "Special report: If Monterrey falls Mexico falls – Rueters". Rueters. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  5. "Global city GDP rankings 2008–2025". Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Archived frae the original on 31 Mey 2010. Retrieved 16 December 2009. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  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 13 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  8. "Hamilton Ontario Sister Cities". Archived frae the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 25 Januar 2008.

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