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Encyclopedia > Municipality of Mexicali

Mexicali is a municipio (municipality) in the Mexican state of Baja California. Its cabecera (municipal seat) is located in the city of Mexicali. According to the 2000 census, it had a population of 764,602 inhabitants. It reached 855,962 in 2005. A municipio (Spanish for municipality) is a second-level political and administrative division in Mexico. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... The United Mexican States or Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México) is a federal republic made up of 31 states (estados) and one Federal District, (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... Baja California (literally lower California in Spanish) is the northernmost state of Mexico. ... Mexicali is the capital of the state of Baja California, Mexico as well as the capital of the municipality of Mexicali. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The city was founded in 1903 and its name comes from MEXico and CALIfornia, as is Calexico, California across the border, having the characteristic of being the only pair of border cities where the Mexican one is the larger and dominant one in the region. Location [[Image:{{{image_map}}}|280px|Location of Calexico, California]] {{{map_caption}}} Political Charateristics County Imperial Mayor Alex Perrone Physical Characteristics Incorporated 1908 Area      Land      Water 7. ...

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Subdivisions

Mexicali municipality is administratively subdivided into 14 delegaciones (boroughs) beside the municipal seat:

  • Mexicali, cabecera municipal (municipal seat)
  1. Los Algodones, located in the Valley Zone.
  2. Bataquez, located in the Valley Zone.
  3. Cerro Prieto, located in the Urban Zone, is part of the Mexicali metropolitan area.
  4. Venustiano Carranza, located in the Valley Zone.
  5. Ciudad Morelos, informally known as Cuervos, located in the Valley Zone.
  6. Colonias Nuevas, informally known as Km 57, located in the Valley Zone.
  7. Progreso, located in the Urban Zone, is part of the Mexicali metropolitan area.
  8. Ejido Hermosillo, located in the Valley Zone.
  9. Estación Delta, located in the Valley Zone.
  10. Guadalupe Victoria, informally known as Km 43, located in the Valley Zone.
  11. González Ortega, informally known as Palaco, located in the Urban Zone, is part of the Mexicali metropolitan area.
  12. Hechicera, located in the Valley Zone.
  13. San Felipe, located in the Coastal Zone, at south in the Gulf of California.
  14. Benito Juárez, informally known as Tecolotes, located in the Valley Zone.

The former delegación (borough) of Compuertas is located in the eastern part of the city of Mexicali Mexicali is the capital of the state of Baja California, Mexico as well as the capital of the municipality of Mexicali. ... Border crossing into Los Algodones from Andrade, California Los Algodones, Baja California, is a small Mexican town located on the extreme northeastern tip of the municipality of Mexicali, approximately 16 km (10 miles) west of Yuma, Arizona, USA. Situated near the borders of both southeastern California and southwestern Arizona, Los... San Felipe in the Mexican state of Baja California is located 190 km south of the international border at Mexicali (connecting with Calexico, California, USA). ... The Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez or Sea of Cortés; locally known in the Spanish language as Mar de Cortés or, much less frequently, Golfo de California) is a body of water that separates the Baja California Peninsula from the Mexican mainland. ...


Major towns

Mexicali is the capital of the state of Baja California, Mexico as well as the capital of the municipality of Mexicali. ... San Felipe in the Mexican state of Baja California is located 190 km south of the international border at Mexicali (connecting with Calexico, California, USA). ... Border crossing into Los Algodones from Andrade, California Los Algodones, Baja California, is a small Mexican town located on the extreme northeastern tip of the municipality of Mexicali, approximately 16 km (10 miles) west of Yuma, Arizona, USA. Situated near the borders of both southeastern California and southwestern Arizona, Los...

See also

The Mexican state of Baja California is divided into five municipalities (municipios): Categories: Lists of municipalities of Mexico | Mexican states ... Baja California (literally lower California in Spanish) is the northernmost state of Mexico. ...

External links

  • Government of Mexicali
  • Mexicali Municipal History
  • Mexicali Turism Guide
  • Mexicali territorial description

 
 

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