Querétaro City

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Santiago de Querétaro
From top to bottom, from left to right: Panoramic view of the Aqueduct of Querétaro, Theater of the Republic, Casa de la Corregidora, Temple of San Francisco de Asís, in the historic center, Chapel of Maximiliano de Habsburgo on Cerro de las Campanas , Conín Statue, Querétaro Cathedral, the Juriquilla area and the Central Park complex.
From top to bottom, from left to right: Panoramic view of the Aqueduct of Querétaro, Theater of the Republic, Casa de la Corregidora, Temple of San Francisco de Asís, in the historic center, Chapel of Maximiliano de Habsburgo on Cerro de las Campanas , Conín Statue, Querétaro Cathedral, the Juriquilla area and the Central Park complex.
Coat of arms of Santiago de Querétaro
Coordinates: 20°35′15″N 100°23′34″W / 20.58750°N 100.39278°W / 20.58750; -100.39278Coordinates: 20°35′15″N 100°23′34″W / 20.58750°N 100.39278°W / 20.58750; -100.39278
CountryMexico
StateQuerétaro
Established25 July 1531
Municipal Status1917
Government
 • Municipal PresidentLuis Nava
Elevation1,820 m (5,970 ft)
Population
 (2020)
 • Metro
1,594,212
 • City
794,789
 • Municipality
1,049,777
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area codes442/446
Websitequeretaro.gob.mx

Santiago de Querétaro (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo ðe keˈɾetaɾo]; Otomi: Dähnini Maxei), known simply as Querétaro City (Spanish: Ciudad de Querétaro), is the capital and largest city of the state of Querétaro. It is located in central Mexico. It is part of the macroregion of Bajío.[2] It is 213 kilometers (132 mi) northwest of Mexico City.

References[change | change source]

  1. INEGI, Anuario Estadístico del Estado de Querétaro, 2003
  2. "Bajío, el nuevo milagro mexicano". T21.