Tijuana

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Tijuana
City
Ciudad de Tijuana
City of Tijuana
Zona Río, the main business district

Coat of arms
Nickname(s): T.J.
Gateway to Mexico
A Heart Between Two Seas
Tijuana is located in Mexico
Tijuana
Location of Tijuana within Mexico
Coordinates: 32°31′30″N 117°02′0″W / 32.525°N 117.033333°W / 32.525; -117.033333Coordinates: 32°31′30″N 117°02′0″W / 32.525°N 117.033333°W / 32.525; -117.033333
Country Mexico Mexico
State Template:Country data Baja California Baja California
Municipality Tijuana
Founded July 11, 1889
Government
 • Type Ayuntamiento
 • Municipal President Carlos Bustamante Anchondo
Area
 • City 637 km2 (246 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,392.5 km2 (537.9 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (65 ft)
Population (2010 Census)
 • City 1,300,983
 • Density 2,042.4/km2 (5,289/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,650,351
 • Metro density 1,185.17/km2 (3,068.14/sq mi)
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Demonym Tijuanan
Time zone PST (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
Postal code 22000, 22200, 22127, 22440, 22444, 22650
Area code(s) 664
Website http://www.tijuana.gob.mx

Tijuana (/təˈwɑːnə/ tee-ə-WAH-nə or /tˈwɑːnə/; Spanish: [tiˈxwana]) is a city in Mexico. It is in the north of the country and across the border from California in the United States. It is the largest city in Baja California. Tijuana is well known destination for US Tourists.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. Link to 2010 Mexican Census Info INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática.