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Encyclopedia > Manzanillo, Colima

Manzanillo is a city as well as its surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Colima. The city, located on the Pacific Ocean, contains Mexico's busiest port. In the 2005 census the city of Manzanillo had a population of 110,728 and its municipality had 137,842. It is the second-largest community in the state, after Colima, the capital. The municipality has an areal extent of 1,578.4 km² (609.42 sq mi), and includes such outlying communities as El Colomo, in addition to many smaller communities. Manzanillo is also a beach resort and, as the self-proclaimed "sailfish capital" of the world[citation needed], hosts a yearly sailfish fishing tournament. The Revillagigedo Islands, far out west in the Pacific Ocean, are part of the municipality. Municipal Palace of Veracruz Municipalities (municipios in Spanish) are the second-level administrative division in Mexico (where the first-level administrative division is the estado, or state). ... The United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or Mexico) comprises 31 states (estados) and one federal district (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... Colima is a state in western Mexico. ... Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638 The Port of Wellington at night. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... hi == Headline text == HEY PEOPLE WHAT IT DO??????????? Colima is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. ... Species Istiophorus albicans Istiophorus platypterus Sailfishes (genus Istiophorus) are fish living in all the oceans of the world. ... The Revillagigedo Islands (or Revillagigedo Archipelago), not to be confused with Revillagigedo Island of Alaska, are a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean at approximately 18° N 112° W. They are part of Manzanillo municipality of the Mexican state of Colima and lie 386 km southwest of Cabo San...

In 2004 the port of Manzanillo surpassed Veracruz as Mexico's largest port per volume of cargo.[citation needed] Port business experienced a significant surge during the West Coast Lockout in Long Beach, California in 2002. Manzanillo also hosts the most efficient port for tuna landings in Mexico. Manzanillo has a small airport that gets people from other parts of the continent. It also has daily flights from the US and has just been remodeled. The city is also well known internationally for deep sea fishing and a particular tonality during sunsets that gives the impression of a green ray (yet a lot of people certify they really saw it, mentioning "the green flash"). shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The state of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave is one of the 31 states that comprise Mexico. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Playa del Oro International Airport - Manzanillo

The Playa del Oro International Airport (ZLO) is located about 35 minutes north of Manzanillo along Highway 200. Ground transportation is limited to taxis and car rentals. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


  • Colima Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

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Coordinates: 18.92° N 103.88° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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Manzanillo, Colima, - In Access Mexico Connect (683 words)
The third smallest of Mexico’s 32 states, Colima is nestled between Jalisco to the north, Michoacán to the east and the Pacific to the west.
While Manzanillo retains the laid-back demeanor of a resort town, the groups orchestrating her comeback are not.
Manzanillo’s old port is being groomed for its new role as an artisan, restaurant, and day tour destination for the year 2003.
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