Tepic

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Tepic
City of Tepic
Top:Panoramic view of Tepic and Sangangüey Volcano, from Santiago Hills, Second:Tepic Cathedral, Al Niño Heroe monument in Juan Escutia Park, Independent Obelisk in Bicentenario Square, (left to right) Third:Tepic Government Palace, Fourth:A crucifix statue in Cruz Hills, Bottom:Tepic Institution Technology Center (Instituto Tecnológico de Tepic)
Top:Panoramic view of Tepic and Sangangüey Volcano, from Santiago Hills, Second:Tepic Cathedral, Al Niño Heroe monument in Juan Escutia Park, Independent Obelisk in Bicentenario Square, (left to right) Third:Tepic Government Palace, Fourth:A crucifix statue in Cruz Hills, Bottom:Tepic Institution Technology Center (Instituto Tecnológico de Tepic)
Coat of arms of Tepic
Country Mexico
StateCoat of arms of Nayarit.svg Nayarit
MunicipalityTepic
FoundedNovember 18, 1531
Founded asVilla del Espíritu Santo de la Mayor España
Founded byNuño de Guzmán
Government
 • Municipal presidentMaría Geraldine Ponce Méndez
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Elevation
920 m (3,020 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • City332,863
 • Metro
489,511
 • Metro density21,141/km2 (54,750/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Tepicense
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST (Zona Pacífico))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT (Zona Pacífico))
Websitewww.tepic.gob.mx

Tepic (Spanish pronunciation: [teˈpik] (audio speaker iconlisten)), is the largest city and capital of the municipality of the same name and of the State of Nayarit.

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