Aguascalientes City

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Coordinates: 21°52′34″N 102°17′46″W / 21.876°N 102.296°W / 21.876; -102.296

Aguascalientes
Ciudad de Aguascalientes
City of Aguascalientes
Clockwise from top: Plaza Bosques Tower, La Exedra, Aguascalientes Theatre, Puente Bicentenario, Cerro del Muerto and Terzetto Residential Tower
Clockwise from top: Plaza Bosques Tower, La Exedra, Aguascalientes Theatre, Puente Bicentenario, Cerro del Muerto and Terzetto Residential Tower
Flag of Aguascalientes
Flag
Coat of arms of Aguascalientes
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Spanish: Ciudad de la gente buena
(English: City of the good people)
Motto(s): 
Latin: Virtus in Aquis, Fidelitas in Pectoribus
(English: Virtue in Water, Fidelity in the Breasts)
Location of Aguascalientes within the state
Location of Aguascalientes within the state
Location of the state of Aguascalientes
Location of the state of Aguascalientes
CountryMexico Mexico
StateAguascalientes Aguascalientes
MunicipalityAguascalientes
FoundedOctober 22, 1575
Founded asVilla de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de las Aguas Calientes
Founded byJuan de Montoro Rodríguez
Jerónimo de Orozco
Government
 • MayorMaría Teresa Jiménez Esquivel
Area
 • City385 km2 (149 sq mi)
Elevation
1,888 m (6,194 ft)
Population
(2012)
 • City934,424
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,225,432
Demonym(s)hidrocálido, aguascalentense
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
20000-20999
Area code(s)449
Websitehttp://www.ags.gob.mx

Aguascalientes is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes. It is its most populous city, with a metropolitan population of 1,000,000.

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