Hermosillo

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Hermosillo
City
Ciudad de Hermosillo
City of Hermosillo
A view of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.jpg
Nickname(s): 
"La ciudad del sol"
CountryMexico
StateSonora
FoundedMay 18, 1700
Municipal StatusFebruary 9, 1825
Government
 • Municipal PresidentAlejandro López Caballero
(Template:PAN party)
Area
 • City15,720.3 km2 (6,069.6 sq mi)
Elevation
(of seat)
210 m (690 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • City784,342
 • Density49.89/km2 (129.2/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Hermosillense
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
Postal code (of seat)
83000
Area code(s)662
HDIIncrease 0.900 Very high
Website(Spanish) /Official site

Hermosillo (Spanish pronunciation: [eɾmoˈsiʎo] (About this sound listen)) is a city in Sonora, Mexico. It is the capital and main economic center for the state.[1] It contains almost all of the state's manufacturing and has seventy percent of its population.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México Estado de Sonora Hermosillo" (in Spanish). Mexico: Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
  2. "Fundamento: Hermosillo, Sonora (Municipio de)" [Foundation:Hermosillo, Sonora (Municipality of)] (in Spanish). Standard & Poor's. June 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2010.