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Estación Batáquez / Ejido Monterrey
Letrero representativo al poblado Batáquez.jpg
Batáquez is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Country  Mexico
State Baja California
Municipality Mexicali
20 m (70 ft)
 • Total 1,121
Time zone UTC−8 (CST)

'Batáquez' , 'Estación Batáquez' or 'Ejido Monterrey' , is a locality Mexican of the Valley of Mexicali, in the municipality from Mexicali, Baja California. According to data from INEGI, it is located at coordinates 32 ° 32'58 north latitude and 115 ° 04'15 west longitude and had 1,121 inhabitants in 2010. Despite being a small locality, Batáquez has local importance since it is head of the municipal delegation of the same name.

The name: Batáquez Station is derived from the fact that, from the beginning until the mid-twentieth century, there was a railway station in the town called: Intercalifornias railway or "pachuco train", which was called "Batáquez". Over time, the population center of Ejido Monterrey was located next to the aforementioned station.

Batáquez is communicated mainly by the federal highway No. 2, which crosses the town from east to west, and by the state highway No. 3, which intersects in this locality with the federal No 2 and heading south, this state highway is the road that connects with Guadalupe Victoria which is the most important town in the valley area of Mexicali.


The name Station Batáquez derives from the early to mid-twentieth century; this town had a railway station on the Intercalifornias railway or "Pachuco train". Over time the population center of Monterrey Village stood aside from the station.

Batáquez is reached mainly by Federal Highway 2, which crosses the town from east to west, and the No. 3 State Road, which intersects in this town with the federal No . 2 and is directed towards the south, the state road is the road that communicates with Guadalupe Victoria that is the most important town in the valley area of Mexicali.

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