Tijuana

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Tijuana
City
Ciudad de Tijuana
City of Tijuana
Zona Río, the main business district

Coat of arms
Nickname(s): T.J.
Gateway to Mexico
A Heart Between Two Seas
Tijuana is located in Mexico
Tijuana
Location of Tijuana within Mexico
Coordinates: 32°31′30″N 117°02′0″W / 32.525°N 117.033333°W / 32.525; -117.033333Coordinates: 32°31′30″N 117°02′0″W / 32.525°N 117.033333°W / 32.525; -117.033333
Country Mexico Mexico
State Template:Country data Baja California Baja California
Municipality Tijuana
Founded July 11, 1889
Government
 • Type Ayuntamiento
 • Municipal President Carlos Bustamante Anchondo
Area
 • City 637 km2 (246 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,392.5 km2 (537.9 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (65 ft)
Population (2010 Census)
 • City 1,300,983
 • Density 2,042.4/km2 (5,289/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,650,351
 • Metro density 1,185.17/km2 (3,068.14/sq mi)
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Demonym Tijuanan
Time zone PST (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
Postal code 22000, 22200, 22127, 22440, 22444, 22650
Area code(s) 664

Tijuana (/təˈwɑːnə/ tee-ə-WAH-nə or /tˈwɑːnə/; Spanish: [tiˈxwana]) is a city in Mexico. It is in the north of the country and across the border from California in the United States. It is the largest city in Baja California.

Sources[change | edit source]

  1. Link to 2010 Mexican Census Info INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática.