List of cities in Mexico

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See also metropolitan areas of Mexico. This article contains lists of most populous cities as well as municipalities of Mexico.

Metropolitan areas of Mexico human settlement in Mexico

The metropolitan areas of Mexico have been traditionally defined as the group of municipalities that heavily interact with each other, usually around a core city.

Municipalities are the second-level administrative divisions of Mexico, where the first-level administrative division is the state. As of the establishment of two new municipalities in Chiapas in September 2017, there are 2,448 municipalities in Mexico, not including the 16 delegaciones of Mexico City. The internal political organization and their responsibilities are outlined in the 115th article of the 1917 Constitution and detailed in the constitutions of the states to which they belong.

Mexico Country in the southern portion of North America

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the tenth most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.

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Most populous cities

This is a list of cities in Mexico by fixed population, according to the 2010 Mexican national census. [1]

Note that Veracruz and Naucalpan are cities whose area is divided between two municipalities; the list gives the population of each part of the city separately. Note also that Mexico City contains all of the Federal District's area, including rural areas with relatively small populations. The Federal District's population, according to the localities in its boroughs, is 8,810,393 urban (99.54%) and 40,687 rural (0.46%). All other localities are officially classified as solely urban by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI). All of the map links are of the same scale.

Veracruz State of Mexico

Veracruz, formally Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, is one of the 31 states that, along with the Mexico city, comprise the 32 federative entities of Mexico. It is divided in 212 municipalities and its capital city is Xalapa-Enríquez.

Naucalpan City & Municipality in State of Mexico ----, Mexico

Naucalpan, officially Naucalpan de Juárez, is a city and municipality located just northwest of Mexico City in the adjoining State of Mexico.

Mexico City Capital in Mexico

Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centres in the Americas. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft). The city has 16 boroughs.

RankCity (Localidad)Population (2010 census)Geo. coordinatesMunicipalityState
1 Mexico City 8,851,080 19°25′57″N99°07′52″W / 19.43250°N 99.13111°W / 19.43250; -99.13111 all 16 municipalities (alcaldías) Mexico City
2 Ecatepec 1,655,015 19°36′35″N99°03′36″W / 19.60972°N 99.06000°W / 19.60972; -99.06000 Ecatepec de Morelos Municipality México
3 Guadalajara 1,495,182 20°40′35″N103°20′32″W / 20.67639°N 103.34222°W / 20.67639; -103.34222 Guadalajara Municipality Jalisco
4 Puebla 1,434,062 19°02′43″N98°11′51″W / 19.04528°N 98.19750°W / 19.04528; -98.19750 Puebla Municipality Puebla
5 Juárez 1,321,004 31°44′22″N106°29′13″W / 31.73944°N 106.48694°W / 31.73944; -106.48694 Juárez Municipality Chihuahua
6 Tijuana 1,300,983 32°32′05″N117°02′37″W / 32.53472°N 117.04361°W / 32.53472; -117.04361 Tijuana Municipality Baja California
7 León 1,238,962 21°07′11″N101°40′50″W / 21.11972°N 101.68056°W / 21.11972; -101.68056 León Municipality Guanajuato
8 Zapopan 1,142,483 20°43′14″N103°23′18″W / 20.72056°N 103.38833°W / 20.72056; -103.38833 Zapopan Municipality Jalisco
9 Monterrey 1,168,709 25°40′17″N100°18′31″W / 25.67139°N 100.30861°W / 25.67139; -100.30861 Monterrey Municipality Nuevo León
10 Nezahualcóyotl 1,104,585 19°24′00″N98°59′20″W / 19.40000°N 98.98889°W / 19.40000; -98.98889 Nezahualcóyotl Municipality México
11 Culiacán 905,265 24°47′31″N107°23′53″W / 24.79194°N 107.39806°W / 24.79194; -107.39806 Culiacán Municipality Sinaloa
12 Chihuahua 809,232 28°38′07″N106°05′20″W / 28.63528°N 106.08889°W / 28.63528; -106.08889 Chihuahua Municipality Chihuahua
13 Naucalpan 792,211 19°28′31″N99°14′16″W / 19.47528°N 99.23778°W / 19.47528; -99.23778 Naucalpan de Juárez Municipality México
14 Mérida 777,615 20°58′04″N89°37′18″W / 20.96778°N 89.62167°W / 20.96778; -89.62167 Mérida Municipality Yucatán
15 San Luis Potosí 722,772 22°08′59″N100°58′30″W / 22.14972°N 100.97500°W / 22.14972; -100.97500 San Luis Potosí Municipality San Luis Potosí
16 Aguascalientes 722,250 21°52′51″N102°17′46″W / 21.88083°N 102.29611°W / 21.88083; -102.29611 Aguascalientes Municipality Aguascalientes
17 Hermosillo 715,061 29°05′56″N110°57′15″W / 29.09889°N 110.95417°W / 29.09889; -110.95417 Hermosillo Municipality Sonora
18 Saltillo 709,671 25°26′00″N101°00′00″W / 25.43333°N 101.00000°W / 25.43333; -101.00000 Saltillo Municipality Coahuila
19 Mexicali 689,775 32°39′48″N115°28′04″W / 32.66333°N 115.46778°W / 32.66333; -115.46778 Mexicali Municipality Baja California
20 Guadalupe 673,616 25°40′45″N100°14′06″W / 25.67917°N 100.23500°W / 25.67917; -100.23500 Guadalupe Municipality Nuevo León
21 Acapulco 673,479 16°51′42″N99°53′11″W / 16.86167°N 99.88639°W / 16.86167; -99.88639 Acapulco de Juárez Municipality Guerrero
22 Tlalnepantla 653,410 19°32′12″N99°11′41″W / 19.53667°N 99.19472°W / 19.53667; -99.19472 Tlalnepantla de Baz Municipality México
23 Cancún 628,306 21°09′38″N86°50′51″W / 21.16056°N 86.84750°W / 21.16056; -86.84750 Benito Juárez Municipality Quintana Roo
24 Querétaro 626,495 20°35′17″N100°23′17″W / 20.58806°N 100.38806°W / 20.58806; -100.38806 Querétaro Municipality Querétaro
25 Chimalhuacán 612,383 19°26′15″N98°57′15″W / 19.43750°N 98.95417°W / 19.43750; -98.95417 Chimalhuacán Municipality México
26 Torreón 608,836 25°32′40″N103°26′30″W / 25.54444°N 103.44167°W / 25.54444; -103.44167 Torreón Municipality Coahuila
27 Morelia 597,511 19°42′08″N101°11′08″W / 19.70222°N 101.18556°W / 19.70222; -101.18556 Morelia Municipality Michoacán
28 Reynosa 589,466 26°05′32″N98°16′40″W / 26.09222°N 98.27778°W / 26.09222; -98.27778 Reynosa Municipality Tamaulipas
29 Tlaquepaque 575,942 20°38′19″N103°18′26″W / 20.63861°N 103.30722°W / 20.63861; -103.30722 Tlaquepaque Municipality Jalisco
30 Tuxtla Gutiérrez 537,102 16°45′11″N93°06′56″W / 16.75306°N 93.11556°W / 16.75306; -93.11556 Tuxtla Gutiérrez Municipality Chiapas
31 Durango 512,311 24°01′22″N104°39′16″W / 24.02278°N 104.65444°W / 24.02278; -104.65444 Durango Municipality Durango
32 Toluca 489,333 19°17′32″N99°39′14″W / 19.29222°N 99.65389°W / 19.29222; -99.65389 Toluca Municipality México
33 Ciudad López Mateos 489,160 19°33′40″N99°14′49″W / 19.56111°N 99.24694°W / 19.56111; -99.24694 Atizapán de Zaragoza Municipality México
34 Cuautitlán Izcalli 484,573 19°38′46″N99°12′41″W / 19.64611°N 99.21139°W / 19.64611; -99.21139 Cuautitlán Izcalli Municipality México
35 Ciudad Apodaca 467,157 25°46′54″N100°11′20″W / 25.78167°N 100.18889°W / 25.78167; -100.18889 Apodaca Municipality Nuevo León
36 Matamoros 449,815 25°52′47″N97°30′15″W / 25.87972°N 97.50417°W / 25.87972; -97.50417 Matamoros Municipality Tamaulipas
37 San Nicolás de los Garza 443,273 25°44′30″N100°18′08″W / 25.74167°N 100.30222°W / 25.74167; -100.30222 San Nicolás de los Garza Municipality Nuevo León
38 Veracruz 428,323 19°11′25″N96°09′12″W / 19.19028°N 96.15333°W / 19.19028; -96.15333 Veracruz Municipality Veracruz
39 Xalapa 424,755 19°32′17″N96°54′33″W / 19.53806°N 96.90917°W / 19.53806; -96.90917 Xalapa Municipality Veracruz
40 Tonalá 408,759 20°37′24″N103°14′44″W / 20.62333°N 103.24556°W / 20.62333; -103.24556 Tonalá Municipality Jalisco
41 Mazatlán 381,583 23°14′29″N106°24′35″W / 23.24139°N 106.40972°W / 23.24139; -106.40972 Mazatlán Municipality Sinaloa
42 Irapuato 380,941 20°40′27″N101°20′51″W / 20.67417°N 101.34750°W / 20.67417; -101.34750 Irapuato Municipality Guanajuato
43 Nuevo Laredo 373,725 27°29′11″N99°30′29″W / 27.48639°N 99.50806°W / 27.48639; -99.50806 Nuevo Laredo Municipality Tamaulipas
44 Xico 356,352 19°17′30″N98°56′20″W / 19.29167°N 98.93889°W / 19.29167; -98.93889 Valle de Chalco Solidaridad Municipality México
45 Villahermosa 353,577 17°59′21″N92°55′41″W / 17.98917°N 92.92806°W / 17.98917; -92.92806 Centro Municipality Tabasco
46 General Escobedo 352,444 25°48′31″N100°19′37″W / 25.80861°N 100.32694°W / 25.80861; -100.32694 General Escobedo Municipality Nuevo León
47 Celaya 340,387 20°31′44″N100°48′54″W / 20.52889°N 100.81500°W / 20.52889; -100.81500 Celaya Municipality Guanajuato
48 Cuernavaca 338,650 18°55′07″N99°14′03″W / 18.91861°N 99.23417°W / 18.91861; -99.23417 Cuernavaca Municipality Morelos
49 Tepic 332,863 21°30′59″N104°53′39″W / 21.51639°N 104.89417°W / 21.51639; -104.89417 Tepic Municipality Nayarit
50 Ixtapaluca 322,271 19°19′07″N98°52′56″W / 19.31861°N 98.88222°W / 19.31861; -98.88222 Ixtapaluca Municipality México
51 Ciudad Victoria 305,155 23°44′10″N99°08′46″W / 23.73611°N 99.14611°W / 23.73611; -99.14611 Victoria Municipality Tamaulipas
52 Ciudad Obregón 298,625 27°29′21″N109°56′06″W / 27.48917°N 109.93500°W / 27.48917; -109.93500 Cajeme Municipality Sonora
53 Tampico 297,284 22°15′19″N97°52′07″W / 22.25528°N 97.86861°W / 22.25528; -97.86861 Tampico Municipality Tamaulipas
54 Ciudad Nicolás Romero 281,799 19°37′30″N99°18′51″W / 19.62500°N 99.31417°W / 19.62500; -99.31417 Nicolás Romero Municipality México
55 Ensenada 279,765 31°51′28″N116°36′21″W / 31.85778°N 116.60583°W / 31.85778; -116.60583 Ensenada Municipality Baja California
56 Coacalco de Berriozábal 277,959 19°38′00″N99°05′35″W / 19.63333°N 99.09306°W / 19.63333; -99.09306 Coacalco de Berriozábal Municipality México
57 Santa Catarina 268,347 25°40′32″N100°27′44″W / 25.67556°N 100.46222°W / 25.67556; -100.46222 Santa Catarina Municipality Nuevo León
58 Uruapan 264,439 19°25′10″N102°03′30″W / 19.41944°N 102.05833°W / 19.41944; -102.05833 Uruapan Municipality Michoacán
59 Gómez Palacio 257,352 25°33′40″N103°29′54″W / 25.56111°N 103.49833°W / 25.56111; -103.49833 Gómez Palacio Municipality Durango
60 Los Mochis 256,613 25°47′37″N108°59′49″W / 25.79361°N 108.99694°W / 25.79361; -108.99694 Ahome Municipality Sinaloa
61 Pachuca 256,584 20°07′18″N98°44′09″W / 20.12167°N 98.73583°W / 20.12167; -98.73583 Pachuca de Soto Municipality Hidalgo
62 Oaxaca 255,029 17°04′04″N96°43′12″W / 17.06778°N 96.72000°W / 17.06778; -96.72000 Oaxaca de Juárez Municipality Oaxaca
63 Soledad de Graciano Sánchez 255,015 22°10′59″N100°56′27″W / 22.18306°N 100.94083°W / 22.18306; -100.94083 Soledad de Graciano Sánchez Municipality San Luis Potosí
64 Tehuacán 248,716 18°27′50″N97°23′35″W / 18.46389°N 97.39306°W / 18.46389; -97.39306 Tehuacán Municipality Puebla
65 Ojo de Agua 242,272 19°40′49″N99°00′36″W / 19.68028°N 99.01000°W / 19.68028; -99.01000 Tecámac Municipality México
66 Coatzacoalcos 235,983 18°08′09″N94°27′48″W / 18.13583°N 94.46333°W / 18.13583; -94.46333 Coatzacoalcos Municipality Veracruz
67 Campeche 220,389 19°50′45″N90°32′12″W / 19.84583°N 90.53667°W / 19.84583; -90.53667 Campeche Municipality Campeche
68 Monclova 215,271 26°54′03″N101°25′00″W / 26.90083°N 101.41667°W / 26.90083; -101.41667 Monclova Municipality Coahuila
69 La Paz 215,178 24°08′32″N110°18′39″W / 24.14222°N 110.31083°W / 24.14222; -110.31083 La Paz Municipality Baja California Sur
70 Nogales 212,533 31°19′07″N110°56′45″W / 31.31861°N 110.94583°W / 31.31861; -110.94583 Nogales Municipality Sonora
71 Buenavista 206,081 19°36′30″N99°10′10″W / 19.60833°N 99.16944°W / 19.60833; -99.16944 Tultitlán Municipality México
72 Puerto Vallarta 203,342 20°36′49″N105°13′38″W / 20.61361°N 105.22722°W / 20.61361; -105.22722 Puerto Vallarta Municipality Jalisco
73 Tapachula 202,672 14°54′29″N92°15′38″W / 14.90806°N 92.26056°W / 14.90806; -92.26056 Tapachula Municipality Chiapas
74 Ciudad Madero 197,216 22°16′35″N97°49′53″W / 22.27639°N 97.83139°W / 22.27639; -97.83139 Ciudad Madero Municipality Tamaulipas
75 San Pablo de las Salinas 189,453 19°39′56″N99°05′30″W / 19.66556°N 99.09167°W / 19.66556; -99.09167 Tultitlán Municipality México
76 Chilpancingo 187,251 17°33′00″N99°30′04″W / 17.55000°N 99.50111°W / 17.55000; -99.50111 Chilpancingo de los Bravo Municipality Guerrero
77 Poza Rica 185,242 20°32′03″N97°26′37″W / 20.53417°N 97.44361°W / 20.53417; -97.44361 Poza Rica de Hidalgo Municipality Veracruz
78 Chicoloapan de Juárez 172,919 19°24′55″N98°54′04″W / 19.41528°N 98.90111°W / 19.41528; -98.90111 Chicoloapan Municipality México
79 Ciudad del Carmen 169,466 18°38′18″N91°50′07″W / 18.63833°N 91.83528°W / 18.63833; -91.83528 Carmen Municipality Campeche
80 Chalco de Díaz Covarrubias 168,720 19°15′53″N98°53′51″W / 19.26472°N 98.89750°W / 19.26472; -98.89750 Chalco Municipality México
81 Jiutepec 162,427 18°52′53″N99°10′40″W / 18.88139°N 99.17778°W / 18.88139; -99.17778 Jiutepec Municipality Morelos
82 Salamanca 160,169 20°34′13″N101°11′50″W / 20.57028°N 101.19722°W / 20.57028; -101.19722 Salamanca Municipality Guanajuato
83 San Luis Río Colorado 158,089 32°28′36″N114°45′45″W / 32.47667°N 114.76250°W / 32.47667; -114.76250 San Luis Río Colorado Municipality Sonora
84 Cuautla 154,358 18°48′44″N98°57′21″W / 18.81222°N 98.95583°W / 18.81222; -98.95583 Cuautla Municipality Morelos
85 Ciudad Benito Juárez 151,893 25°38′51″N100°05′41″W / 25.64750°N 100.09472°W / 25.64750; -100.09472 Juárez Municipality Nuevo León
86 Chetumal 151,243 18°30′13″N88°18′19″W / 18.50361°N 88.30528°W / 18.50361; -88.30528 Othón P. Blanco Municipality Quintana Roo
87 Piedras Negras 150,178 28°42′00″N100°31′23″W / 28.70000°N 100.52306°W / 28.70000; -100.52306 Piedras Negras Municipality Coahuila
88 Playa del Carmen 149,923 20°37′39″N87°04′52″W / 20.62750°N 87.08111°W / 20.62750; -87.08111 Solidaridad Municipality Quintana Roo
89 Zamora 141,627 19°59′08″N102°16′59″W / 19.98556°N 102.28306°W / 19.98556; -102.28306 Zamora Municipality Michoacán
90 Córdoba 140,896 18°53′25″N96°56′24″W / 18.89028°N 96.94000°W / 18.89028; -96.94000 Córdoba Municipality Veracruz
91 San Juan del Río 138,878 20°23′20″N99°59′47″W / 20.38889°N 99.99639°W / 20.38889; -99.99639 San Juan del Río Municipality Querétaro
92 Colima 137,383 19°14′37″N103°43′51″W / 19.24361°N 103.73083°W / 19.24361; -103.73083 Colima Municipality Colima
93 Ciudad Acuña 134,233 29°19′27″N100°55′54″W / 29.32417°N 100.93167°W / 29.32417; -100.93167 Acuña Municipality Coahuila
94 Manzanillo 130,035 19°03′08″N104°18′57″W / 19.05222°N 104.31583°W / 19.05222; -104.31583 Manzanillo Municipality Colima
95 Zacatecas 129,011 22°46′18″N102°34′31″W / 22.77167°N 102.57528°W / 22.77167; -102.57528 Zacatecas Municipality Zacatecas
96 Veracruz 126,507 19°08′39″N96°07′00″W / 19.14417°N 96.11667°W / 19.14417; -96.11667 Boca del Río Municipality Veracruz
97 Ciudad Valles 124,644 21°59′13″N99°01′07″W / 21.98694°N 99.01861°W / 21.98694; -99.01861 Ciudad Valles Municipality San Luis Potosí
98 Guadalupe 124,623 22°45′10″N102°30′28″W / 22.75278°N 102.50778°W / 22.75278; -102.50778 Guadalupe Municipality Zacatecas
99 San Pedro Garza García 122,627 25°39′51″N100°24′06″W / 25.66417°N 100.40167°W / 25.66417; -100.40167 San Pedro Garza García Municipality Nuevo León
100 Naucalpan 121,470 19°23′49″N99°16′36″W / 19.39694°N 99.27667°W / 19.39694; -99.27667 Huixquilucan Municipality México
101 Fresnillo 120,944 23°10′32″N102°52′03″W / 23.17556°N 102.86750°W / 23.17556; -102.86750 Fresnillo Municipality Zacatecas
102 Orizaba 120,844 18°51′31″N97°05′48″W / 18.85861°N 97.09667°W / 18.85861; -97.09667 Orizaba Municipality Veracruz
103 Miramar 118,614 22°20′15″N97°52′10″W / 22.33750°N 97.86944°W / 22.33750; -97.86944 Altamira Municipality Tamaulipas
104 Iguala 118,468 18°20′41″N99°32′34″W / 18.34472°N 99.54278°W / 18.34472; -99.54278 Iguala de la Independencia Municipality Guerrero
105 Delicias 118,071 28°11′36″N105°28′16″W / 28.19333°N 105.47111°W / 28.19333; -105.47111 Delicias Municipality Chihuahua
106 Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez 117,600 19°16′02″N103°44′16″W / 19.26722°N 103.73778°W / 19.26722; -103.73778 Villa de Álvarez Municipality Colima
107 Ciudad Cuauhtémoc 114,007 28°24′18″N106°52′00″W / 28.40500°N 106.86667°W / 28.40500; -106.86667 Cuauhtémoc Municipality Chihuahua
108 Navojoa 113,836 27°04′51″N109°26′43″W / 27.08083°N 109.44528°W / 27.08083; -109.44528 Navojoa Municipality Sonora
109 Guaymas 113,082 27°55′06″N110°53′56″W / 27.91833°N 110.89889°W / 27.91833; -110.89889 Guaymas Municipality Sonora
110 Minatitlán 112,046 18°01′02″N94°33′38″W / 18.01722°N 94.56056°W / 18.01722; -94.56056 Minatitlán Municipality Veracruz
111 Cuautitlán 108,449 19°40′01″N99°10′45″W / 19.66694°N 99.17917°W / 19.66694; -99.17917 Cuautitlán Municipality México
112 Texcoco 105,165 19°30′20″N98°52′55″W / 19.50556°N 98.88194°W / 19.50556; -98.88194 Texcoco Municipality México
113 Hidalgo del Parral 104,836 26°55′57″N105°39′47″W / 26.93250°N 105.66306°W / 26.93250; -105.66306 Hidalgo del Parral Municipality Chihuahua
114 Tepexpan 102,667 19°36′49″N98°54′52″W / 19.61361°N 98.91444°W / 19.61361; -98.91444 Acolman Municipality México
115 Tulancingo 102,406 20°05′09″N98°21′48″W / 20.08583°N 98.36333°W / 20.08583; -98.36333 Tulancingo de Bravo Municipality Hidalgo

‡ These cities extend beyond the borders of a single municipality.

Most populous municipalities

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1 – Mexico City.
2 - Ecatepec de Morelos. Ecatepec explanada.JPG
2 - Ecatepec de Morelos.
5 - Guadalajara, Jalisco. Puerta de Hierro ZM Guadalajara Mexico.jpg
5 - Guadalajara, Jalisco.
6 - Leon, Guanajuato. Leon10 guanajuato.jpg
6 – León, Guanajuato.
7 - Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. Misiones.JPG
7 – Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.
10 - Nezahualcoyotl, State of Mexico. PalacioMunicipalCdNeza.JPG
10 - Nezahualcóyotl, State of Mexico.
11 - Mexicali, Baja California. MexicaliMetroNight.jpg
11 - Mexicali, Baja California.
12 - Culiacan, Sinaloa. Culiacan1.png
12 - Culiacan, Sinaloa.
13 - Naucalpan de Juarez. Satelite Towers and Anillo Periferico BMAC.jpg
13 - Naucalpan de Juárez.
14 - Merida, Yucatan. Merida, Yucatan from the 16th floor of Hyatt.JPG
14 - Mérida, Yucatán.
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16 - Chihuahua, Chihuahua.
18 - Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes. Aguascalientes Plaza Patria.jpg
18 - Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes.
19 - Acapulco, Guerrero. Acapulco,guerrero.jpg
19 – Acapulco, Guerrero.
20 - Hermosillo, Sonora. A view of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.jpg
20 – Hermosillo, Sonora.
21 - San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi. VISTA PARCIAL DE SLP.JPG
21 – San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí.
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22 - Morelia, Michoacán.
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23 – Saltillo, Coahuila.

The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places in Mexico as of the 2010 census. As defined by the Mexico's Census Bureau the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI by its name in Spanish, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía). [2] [3] [4] Note that this list refers only to the population of individual municipalities within their defined limits, which does not include other municipalities or unincorporated suburban areas within urban agglomerations.

Rank Municipality Federative Entity Population
1 Mexico City Federal District 8,851,080
2 Ecatepec State of Mexico 1,656,107
3 Tijuana Baja California 1,559,683
4 Puebla Puebla 1,539,819
5 Guadalajara Jalisco 1,495,189
6 León Guanajuato 1,436,480
7 Juárez Chihuahua 1,332,131
8 Zapopan Jalisco 1,243,756
9 Monterrey Nuevo León 1,135,550
10 Nezahualcóyotl State of Mexico 1,110,565
11 Mexicali Baja California 936,826
12 Culiacán Sinaloa 858,638
13 Naucalpan State of Mexico 833,779
14 Mérida Yucatan 830,732
15 Toluca State of Mexico 819,561
16 Chihuahua Chihuahua 819,543
17 Querétaro Querétaro 801,940
18 Aguascalientes Aguascalientes 797,010
19 Acapulco Guerrero 789,971
20 Hermosillo Sonora 784,342
21 San Luis Potosí San Luis Potosí 772,604
22 Morelia Michoacán 729,279
23 Saltillo Coahuila 725,123
24 Guadalupe Nuevo León 678,006
25 Tlalnepantla de Baz State of Mexico 664,225
26 Benito Juárez Quintana Roo 661,176
27 Centro (Tabasco) Tabasco 640,359
28 Torreón Coahuila 639,629
29 Chimalhuacán State of Mexico 614,453
30 Reynosa Tamaulipas 608,891
31 Tlaquepaque Jalisco 608,114
32 Durango Durango 582,267
33 Tuxtla Gutiérrez Chiapas 553,374
34 Veracruz Veracruz 552,156
35 Irapuato Guanajuato 529,440
36 Tultitlán State of Mexico 524,074
37 Apodaca Nuevo León 523,270
38 Cuautitlán Izcalli State of Mexico 511,675
39 Atizapán de Zaragoza State of Mexico 489,937
40 Matamoros Tamaulipas 489,193
41 Tonalá Jalisco 478,689
42 Celaya Guanajuato 468,469
43 Ixtapaluca State of Mexico 467,361
44 Ensenada Baja California 466,814
45 Xalapa Veracruz 457,928
46 San Nicolás de los Garza Nuevo León 443,273
47 Mazatlán Sinaloa 438,434
48 Tlajomulco de Zúñiga Jalisco 416,626
49 Ahome Sinaloa 416,299
50 Cajeme Sonora 409,310
51 Nuevo Laredo Tamaulipas 384,033
52 Tepic Nayarit 380,074
53 Nicolás Romero State of Mexico 366,604
54 Cuernavaca Morelos 364,778
55 Tecámac State of Mexico 364,589
56 General Escobedo Nuevo León 357,937
57 Valle de Chalco Solidaridad State of Mexico 357,637
58 Gómez Palacio Durango 328,159
59 Ciudad Victoria Tamaulipas 321,685
60 Tapachula Chiapas 320,456
61 Uruapan Michoacán 315,329
62 Chalco State of Mexico 310,124
63 Coatzacoalcos Veracruz 305,225
64 Tampico Tamaulipas 297,057
65 Guasave Sinaloa 285,919
66 Coacalco de Berriozábal State of Mexico 278,203
67 Tehuacán Puebla 274,907
68 Santa Catarina Nuevo León 270,790
69 Pachuca de Soto Hidalgo 267,862
70 Soledad de Graciano Sánchez San Luis Potosí 267,839
71 Oaxaca de Juárez Oaxaca 263,145
72 Salamanca Guanajuato 260,759
73 Campeche Campeche 259,005
74 Juarez Nuevo León 256,454
75 Puerto Vallarta Jalisco 255,725
76 La Paz (State of Mexico) State of Mexico 253,843
77 La Paz (Baja California Sur) Baja California Sur 251,871
78 Cardenas Tabasco 248,507
79 Othón P. Blanco Quintana Roo 244,616
80 Huixquilucan State of Mexico 242,167
81 Chilpancingo Guerrero 241,717
82 San Juan del Rio Querétaro 241,699
83 Los Cabos Baja California Sur 238,487
84 Texcoco State of Mexico 235,151
85 Ciudad del Carmen Campeche 221,094
86 Nogales Sonora 220,292
87 Monclova Coahuila 216,206
88 Metepec State of Mexico 214,162
89 Fresnillo Zacatecas 213,139
90 Altamira Tamaulipas 212,001
91 Ocosingo Chiapas 198,877
92 Ciudad Madero Tamaulipas 197,216
93 Jiutepec Morelos 196,953
94 Córdoba Veracruz 196,541
95 Poza Rica Veracruz 193,311
96 Comalcalco Tabasco 192,802
97 Zamora Michoacán 186,102
98 San Cristobal de las Casas Chiapas 185,917
99 Huimanguillo Tabasco 179,285
100 Lázaro Cárdenas Michoacán 178,817
101 San Luis Río Colorado Sonora 178,380
102 Cuautla Morelos 175,208
103 Chicoloapan State of Mexico 175,053
104 Silao Guanajuato 173,024
105 Guanajuato Guanajuato 171,709
106 Zinacantepec State of Mexico 167,759
107 Ciudad Valles San Luis Potosí 167,713
108 Manzanillo Colima 161,420
109 Allende Guanajuato 160,383
110 Guadalupe Zacatecas 159,991
111 Zumpango State of Mexico 159,647
112 Solidaridad Quintana Roo 159,310
112 Papantla Veracruz 158,599
113 Minatitlán Veracruz 157,840
114 Navojoa Sonora 157,729
115 San Andrés Tuxtla Veracruz 157,364
116 San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec Oaxaca 155,766
117 Zitácuaro Michoacán 155,534
118 Cuauhtémoc Chihuahua 154,639
119 Lagos de Moreno Jalisco 153,817
120 Macuspana Tabasco 153,132
121 Piedras Negras Coahuila 152,806
122 Tulancingo Hidalgo 151,584
123 Pénjamo Guanajuato 149,936
124 Guaymas Sonora 149,299
125 Dolores Hidalgo Guanajuato 148,173
126 Almoloya de Juárez State of Mexico 147,653
127 Colima Colima 146,904
128 García Nuevo León 143,668
129 Tuxpan Veracruz 143,362
130 Corregidora Querétaro 143,073
131 Ixtlahuaca de Rayón State of Mexico 141,482
132 San Martín Texmelucan Puebla 141,112
133 Valle de Santiago Guanajuato 141,058
134 Lerdo Durango 141,043
135 Comitán Chiapas 141,013
136 Iguala Guerrero 140,363
137 Cuautitlán State of Mexico 140,059
138 El Salto Jalisco 138,226
139 Zacatecas Zacatecas 138,176
140 Boca del Río Veracruz 138,058
141 Delicias Chihuahua 137,935
142 Acuña Coahuila 136,755
143 Acolman State of Mexico 136,558
144 Tepatitlán Jalisco 136,123
145 Navolato Sinaloa 135,603
146 Lerma State of Mexico 134,799
147 Mineral de la Reforma Hidalgo 127,404
148 Atlixco Puebla 127,062
149 Cunduacán Tabasco 126,416
150 Bahía de Banderas Nayarit 124,205
151 Apatzingán Michoacán 123,649
152 Huejutla de Reyes Hidalgo 122,905
153 San Pedro Garza García Nuevo León 122,659
154 San Felipe del Progreso State of Mexico 121,396
155 Orizaba Veracruz 120,995
156 Chilapa de Álvarez Guerrero 120,790
157 San Pedro Cholula Puebla 120,459
158 Villa de Álvarez Colima 119,956
159 Río Bravo Tamaulipas 118,259
160 Zihuatanejo de Azueta Guerrero 118,211
161 Cosoleacaque Veracruz 117,725
162 Hidalgo Michoacán 117,620
163 El Marqués Querétaro 116,458
164 El Mante Tamaulipas 115,792
165 San Luis de la Paz Guanajuato 115,656
166 Nacajuca Tabasco 115,066
167 San Francisco del Rincón Guanajuato 113,570
168 Tecoman Colima 112,726
169 Chilón Chiapas 111,554
170 Las Margaritas Chiapas 111,484
171 Palenque Chiapas 110,918
172 Acambaro Guanajuato 109,030
173 Temixco Morelos 108,126
174 Matamoros Coahuila 107,160
175 Hidalgo del Parral Chihuahua 107,061
176 San Felipe Guanajuato 106,952
177 Temapache Veracruz 104,499
178 Taxco Guerrero 104,053
179 Tula de Allende Hidalgo 103,919
180 San Pedro Coahuila 102,650
181 Centla Tabasco 102,110
182 Tantoyuca Veracruz 101,743
183 Martínez de la Torre Veracruz 101,358
184 Tecate Baja California 101,079
185 Amozoc Puebla 100,964
186 Zapotlán el Grande (Ciudad Guzman) Jalisco 100,534
187 San Andrés Cholula Puebla 100,439
188 Huehuetoca State of Mexico 100,023

See also

Demographics of Mexico ethnic groups and demographics

With a population of about 126 million in 2019, Mexico ranks as the 11th most populated country in the world. It is the most populous Spanish-speaking country and the third-most populous in the Americas after the United States and Brazil. Throughout most of the twentieth century Mexico's population was characterized by rapid growth. Although this tendency has been reversed and average annual population growth over the last five years was less than 1%, the demographic transition is still in progress, and Mexico still has a large cohort of youths. The most populous city in the country is the capital, Mexico City, with a population of 8.9 million (2016), and its metropolitan area is also the most populated with 20.1 million (2010). Approximately 50% of the population lives in one of the 55 large metropolitan areas in the country. In total, about 78.84% of the population of the country lives in urban areas, meaning that only 21.16% live in rural areas.

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