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.
(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
 (2020)
 • Total108,440
 • Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
 Data source: [2]
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 2020 census, it had a population of 108,440 inhabitants.[3] 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]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2010101,079—    
2015102,406+1.3%
2020108,440+5.9%
[4][5][6][7]

As of 2020, the municipality had a total population of 108,440.[8]

As of 2010, the city of Tecate had a population of 64,764.[9] 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.[9]

Adjacent municipalities and counties[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) pp. 78–79, La Transformación de Baja California en Estado, 1931–1952 Archived September 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, Lawrence Douglas Taylor Hansen, Estudios Fronterizos, 1, No. 1 (Jan–June 2000), UABC, Mexicali, pp. 47–87.
  2. ^ https://www.inegi.org.mx/app/areasgeograficas/#tabMCcollapse-Indicadores
  3. ^ https://www.inegi.org.mx/app/areasgeograficas/#tabMCcollapse-Indicadores
  4. ^ "Localidades y su población por municipio según tamaño de localidad" (PDF) (in Spanish). INEGI. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 31, 2018. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  5. ^ "Número de habitantes". INEGI (National Institute of Statistics and Geography). Archived from the original on July 2, 2017. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  6. ^ "Tabulados de la Encuesta Intercensal 2015" (xls) (in Spanish). INEGI. Archived from the original on December 31, 2017. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  7. ^ "INEGI. Censo de Población y Vivienda 2020. Tabulados del Cuestionario Básico – Aguascalientes" [INEGI. 2020 Population and Housing Census. Basic Questionnaire Tabulations – Aguascalientes] (Excel) (in Spanish). INEGI. 2020. pp. 1–4. Archived from the original on January 28, 2021. Retrieved January 27, 2021.
  8. ^ https://www.inegi.org.mx/app/areasgeograficas/#tabMCcollapse-Indicadores
  9. ^ a b "Tecate". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved April 23, 2014.

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