San Nicolás de los Garza

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San Nicolás de los Garza
Official seal of San Nicolás de los Garza
Seal
Nickname(s): 
San Nicolás
Motto(s): 
In Unum Progedientes
Location of San Nicolás de los Garza in northern Mexico
Location of San Nicolás de los Garza in northern Mexico
CountryMexico
StateNuevo León
Founded5 February 1597
Government
 • MayorPedro Salgado Almaguer (PAN)
Area
 • City86.8 km2 (33.5 sq mi)
Elevation
512 m (1,680 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • City476,761
 • Density5,493/km2 (14,230/sq mi)
 • Metro
3,664,331
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

San Nicolás de los Garza, is a city and coextensive municipality in the Mexican state of Nuevo León. It is a suburb of Monterrey. It is the third-largest city in the state, behind Monterrey and Guadalupe.