León, Guanajuato facts for kids

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City of León
City
León de los Aldama
Motto: LABOR OMNIA VINCIT
El labor todo lo vence
("Work conquers all")
Country Mexico
State Guanajuato
Founded 20 January 1576
Area
 • Land 1,219.67 km2 (470.92 sq mi)
Elevation 1,815 m (5,955 ft)
Population (2005)
 • City 1,137,465
 • Urban 1,278,087
 • Metro 1,584,337
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
Area code(s) +52
Telephone exchange 477
Sources:
National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Data Processing

Léon is a city in the state of Guanajuato in Mexico. About 1,150,000 people live in Léon. This makes it the seventh largest city in Mexico and the largest city in Guanajuato.

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