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
City
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
Country Mexico Mexico
State Template:Country data Aguascalientes Aguascalientes
Municipality Aguascalientes
Founded October 22, 1575
Founded as Villa de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de las Aguas Calientes
Founded by Juan de Montoro Rodríguez
Jerónimo de Orozco
Government
 • Mayor María Teresa Jiménez Esquivel
Area
 • City 385 km2 (149 sq mi)
Elevation 1,888 m (6,194 ft)
Population (2012)
 • City 934,424
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,225,432
Demonym(s) hidrocálido, aguascalentense
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 20000-20999
Area code(s) 449
Website http://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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