Tecate (municipality)


Tecate (municipality)

Infobox Settlement
name = Tecate
settlement_type =



map_caption = Location of Tecate in Baja California.
mapsize=150px
motto="Paraíso Industrial de B.C."
(English: "Baja California's Industrial Paradise")
population_as_of=2005
population_total=91034
population_note=Data source: [http://www.inegi.gob.mx/est/contenidos/espanol/sistemas/conteo2005/localidad/iter/ INEGI]
population_density_km2=auto
area_total_km2=3079.0
leader_title = Municipal president
leader_name = Donaldo Peñaloza Ávila
leader_party = PAN
subdivision_type2 = Municipal seat
subdivision_name2 = Tecate
subdivision_type3 = Largest city
subdivision_name3 = Tecate
blank_name = INEGI code
blank_info = 003
timezone = PST
utc_offset = -8
timezone_DST = PDT
utc_offset_DST = -7
latd = 32 | latm = 34 | latNS = N
longd = 116 | longm = 38 | longEW = W
established_title=Municipality established
established_date=December 29, 1953 [es icon pp. 78–79, [http://redalyc.uaemex.mx/redalyc/pdf/530/53010102.pdf La Transformación de Baja California en Estado, 1931–1952] , Lawrence Douglas Taylor Hansen, "Estudios Fronterizos", 1, #1 (Jan-June 2000), UABC, Mexicali, pp. 47–87.]
website=es icon [http://www.tecate.gob.mx/ Gobierno Municipal de Tecate, Baja California]
footnotes=Source: [http://www.e-local.gob.mx/work/templates/enciclo/bajacalifornia/municipios/02003a.htm 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 2000 census, it had a population of 75,795 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).

Major communities

*Cerro Bola
*Cerro Jaramillo
*Ejido Nueva Colonia Hindú
*La Rumorosa
*Lomas de Santa Anita
*Matamoros Jaramillo
*Tecate

References

*es icon [http://www.inegi.gob.mx/est/contenidos/espanol/sistemas/conteo2005/localidad/iter/ Link to tables of population data from 2005 Census] , INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática.
*es icon [http://www.e-local.gob.mx/work/templates/enciclo/bajacalifornia/municipios/02003a.htm Tecate] , " [http://www.e-local.gob.mx/wb2/ELOCAL/ELOC_Enciclopedia Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México] ", Instituto Nacional Para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal, SEGOB. Accessed on line November 15, 2007.

External links

*es icon [http://www.tecate.gob.mx/ Gobierno Municipal de Tecate, Baja California] Official government website.


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