San Nicolás de los Garza

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San Nicolás de los Garza
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
Country Mexico
State Nuevo León
Founded 5 February 1597
Government
 • Mayor Pedro Salgado Almaguer (PAN)
Area
 • City 86.8 km2 (33.5 sq mi)
Elevation 512 m (1,680 ft)
Population (2005)
 • City 476,761
 • Density 5,493/km2 (14,230/sq mi)
 • Metro 3,664,331
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

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.