Valparaíso, Zacatecas

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Valparaiso
City
Ciudad de Valparaiso
City of Valparaiso
Nickname(s): Spanish: El valle (English: The valley)
Valparaíso municipality, Zacatecas
Valparaíso municipality, Zacatecas
Valparaiso is located in Mexico
Valparaiso
Valparaiso
Valparaíso municipality, Zacatecas
Coordinates: 22°46′N 103°34′W / 22.767°N 103.567°W / 22.767; -103.567
Country Mexico
State Zacatecas
Foundation December 8, 1568
Government
 • Spanish: Alcalde (English: Mayor) Jorge Torres Mercado
Elevation 1,890 m (6,200 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12 919 [1]
 • Demonym Valparaisense
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Website Official website

Valparaíso (Spanish pronunciation: [balpaɾaˈiso]) is a town in the north central Mexican state of Zacatecas. It is located at 22°46′0″N 103°34′0″W / 22.76667°N 103.56667°W / 22.76667; -103.56667 on the interior plateau, 70 mi/113 km E of Zacatecas, at an elevation of 6200 ft/1890m. Valparaiso was first a village and then hacienda along with the San Mateo and a few others formed the extensive county of Valparaiso, property of the counts of the same title one of them Don Fernando de la Campa y Cos, was a very rich man also involved in philanthropy building infrastructure for the Catholic Church. Later in 1824, Valparaiso becomes a municipality. In March 13, 1845 Valparaiso was declared a villa and in 1918 it became an independent municipality in accord with the Mexican constitution.

J. JESUS GONZALEZ ORTEGA, <<the notary of the Reform>> . (1822–1881). Military and political native of the Hacienda San Mateo, Valparaiso, was deputy in the local congress; In 1858 when the war of Reform began he became Governor of the state of Zacatecas. As a member of a group of liberals was vice president of Mexico. In December 22 of 1860 he defeated Miramon in the famous battle of Calpulalpan, closing the chapter of the war of three years. In 1861 he was appointed President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico. During the French intervention was in charge of the heroic resistance against the French in the city of Puebla. He later died in Saltillo Coahuila.

There exists ethnic groups that descend from the Hachichiles (Huicholes) on the border with the states of Durango Nayarit and Jalisco.

Total Length of Road is estimated at 714.7 KM including federal paved roads and rural gravel roads.

There are 4 DAMS: LOBATO, SAN ANTONIO DE PADUA, SAN MATEO AND SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO.

There is an electrical substation and distribution transformers with 5.81 MW POWER

There is a Satellite Receiving station.

There is 2 sports developments: unidad deportiva valparaiso and the baseball stadium Antonio Chavez.

INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES IS COMPOSED OF: 3 hotels, multiple restaurants, 1 MARKET (Miscellaneous Services), 3 TRAVEL AGENCIES, BRANCHES OF BANKS 2 (Bancomer and Banamex), vulcanized, GAS STATION, TAXI SERVICE, AND CYBER CAFES 5.

HEALTH SERVICES ARE PROVIDED THROUGH MEDICAL CONSULTATION 15 EXTERNAL UNITS (1 IMSS, ISSSTE 1, 4, IMSS-Solidaridad and 9, SSZ).

THERE ARE A TOTAL OF 235 SCHOOLS ACCORDING TO TYPE: 71 PRESCHOOL, 113 PRIMARY, SECONDARY 48 S & 3 High School. CROP STRESS IN AGRICULTURE: FORAGE OATS, MAIZE AND BEANS BEANS AS WELL AS OTHER CROPS UNDER WHEAT AND SORGHUM; ARE AMONG THE PERENNIAL CROPS peaches and apples.

IN 1997, THE 2ND VALPARAISO PLACE OCCUPIED STATE CATTLE PRODUCER (RACES: Zebu and Criollo).

In 1998 he produced a total of 440.070 KGS. SPECIES OF TILAPIA (110.070 KGS) and carp (330,000 kg).

INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY IS COMPOSED OF MICRO ENTERPRISES, predominantly sawmills, carpentry and artisanal (BALCONERÍA, stone-quarrying, HATS and sandals). It is a town noted for its archaeological zones (THERE IS A TOTAL OF 55 SITES WITH STRUCTURES, CERAMIC Lithic, ceremonial altars and cave paintings), architectural monuments (such as a Jesuit convent, city hall, Temple of the Immaculate Conception, Exhacienda SHIPYARDS, AMONG OTHERS) AND AS NATURAL SITES AND THE SIERRA DE SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO VALPARAISO, IN WHICH YOU CAN PRACTICE THE HUNT; 2 RESORTS IS ONE AND ANOTHER PARTICULAR EJIDAL It has the Latin name of Vallus Paradisus. There were approximately 11,000 inhabitants in the town proper as of 2006. The municipality as a whole has approximately 29,000 inhabitants.

Valparaíso is an agricultural center for corn, wheat, chickpeas, alfalfa, chiles and beef, pork, sheep, and goat.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Principales resultados por localidad 2010 (ITER)" (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. 2010. Retrieved 2013-03-23.