Ciudad Juárez

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Heroica Ciudad Juárez
Collage of Juárez scenes
Collage of Juárez scenes
Official seal of Heroica Ciudad Juárez
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Paso del Norte, "Juárez"
Motto(s): 
Refugio de la libertad, custodia de la republica (Spanish for "Refuge of liberty, guard of the republic")
Heroica Ciudad Juárez is located in Mexico
Heroica Ciudad Juárez
Heroica Ciudad Juárez
Coordinates: 31°44′22″N 106°29′13″W / 31.73944°N 106.48694°W / 31.73944; -106.48694Coordinates: 31°44′22″N 106°29′13″W / 31.73944°N 106.48694°W / 31.73944; -106.48694
Country Mexico
StateChihuahua
MunicipalityJuárez
Foundation1659
Government
 • Municipal presidentArmando Cabada (Ind.)
Area
 • City321.19 km2 (124.01 sq mi)
Elevation
1,137 m (3,730 ft)
Population
(2010)[2]
 • City1,321,004
 • Density7,027/km2 (19,290/sq mi)
 • Metro
2,539,946 [1]
 • Demonym
Juarense
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s)+52 656
ClimateBWk
Websitehttp://www.juarez.gob.mx

Ciudad Juárez is a city in the Mexician state of Chihuahua. About 1,300,000 people live in Ciudad Juárez. This makes it the fifth largest city in Mexico and the largest city in Chihuahua. It is at the border to the USA, opposite El Paso.

References[change | change source]

  1. "elpasoredco.org". Retrieved August 26, 2016.
  2. "Juárez". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved April 23, 2014.