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Municipio de Tecate
|Motto: Paraíso Industrial de B.C.
(English: Baja California's Industrial Paradise)
Location of Tecate in Baja California.
|Municipality established||December 29, 1953|
|• Total||3,079.0 km2 (1,188.8 sq mi)|
|• Density||32.8285/km2 (85.0255/sq mi)|
|Data source: INEGI 2010 Census|
|Time zone||PST (UTC−8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC−7)|
|Website||(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).
The municipality is administratively subdivided into 6 boroughs, in addition to the municipal seat, Tecate.
- Nueva Colonia Hindú
- Colonia Luis Echeverría
- Heroes del Desierto
- Mi Ranchito
- Valle de Las Palmas
- La Rumorosa
As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 101,079.
As of 2010, the city of Tecate had a population of 64,764. 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.
Adjacent municipalities and counties
- Mexicali Municipality - east
- Ensenada Municipality - south
- Tijuana Municipality - west
- San Diego County, California - north
- Imperial County, California - northeast
- (Spanish) Link to tables of population data from 2010 Census, INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática.
- (Spanish) Tecate, Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México, Instituto Nacional Para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal, SEGOB. Accessed on line November 15, 2007.
- (Spanish) Gobierno Municipal de Tecate, Baja California Official government website.
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