Tecate Municipality

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Tecate Municipality

Municipio de Tecate
Coat of arms of Tecate Municipality
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Paraíso Industrial de B.C.
(English: Baja California's Industrial Paradise)
Location of Tecate in Baja California.
Location of Tecate in Baja California.
Coordinates: 32°34′N 116°38′W / 32.567°N 116.633°W / 32.567; -116.633Coordinates: 32°34′N 116°38′W / 32.567°N 116.633°W / 32.567; -116.633
CountryMexico
StateBaja California
Municipal seatTecate
Largest cityTecate
Municipality establishedDecember 29, 1953[1]
Government
 • Municipal presidentCesar Rafael Moreno Gonzalez (PRI)
Area
 • Total3,079.0 km2 (1,188.8 sq mi)
Population
(2010)
 • Total101,079
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
 Data source: INEGI 2010 Census
Time zoneUTC−8 (Northwest (US Pacific))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (Northwest)
INEGI code003
Website(in Spanish) Gobierno Municipal de Tecate, Baja California
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

Tecate is a municipality in the Mexican state of Baja California. Its municipal seat is located in the city of Tecate. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 101,079 inhabitants, and according to the 2005 census, it had 91,034 inhabitants. The municipality has an area of 3,079.0 km² (1,188.8 sq mi).

Boroughs[edit]

The municipality is administratively subdivided into 6 boroughs, in addition to the municipal seat, Tecate.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 101,079.[2]

As of 2010, the city of Tecate had a population of 64,764.[2] Other than the city of Tecate, the municipality had 964 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Lomas de Santa Anita (6,604), Nueva Colonia Hindú (4,431), classified as urban, and Cereso del Hongo (4,278), Luis Echeverría Álvarez (El Hongo) (2,411), classified as urban, and Hacienda Tecate (1,871), Valle de las Palmas (1,860), La Rumorosa (1,836), Maclovio Herrera (Colonia Aviación) (1,219), Alfonso Garzón (Granjas Familiares) (1,188), and El Mirador (1,171), classified as rural.[2]

Adjacent municipalities and counties[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) pp. 78–79, La Transformación de Baja California en Estado, 1931–1952 Archived 2011-09-29 at the Wayback Machine, Lawrence Douglas Taylor Hansen, Estudios Fronterizos, 1, #1 (Jan-June 2000), UABC, Mexicali, pp. 47–87.
  2. ^ a b c "Tecate". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.

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