|Municipio de Tijuana|
Municipality of Tijuana
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|Country||United Mexican States|
|Municipality established||December 29, 1953|
|• Mayor||Montserrat Caballero (MORENA)|
|• Total||879.2 km2 (339.5 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−8 (Northwest (US Pacific))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−7 (Northwest)|
|Website||(in Spanish) Ayuntamiento de Tijuana|
|Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México|
Tijuana Municipality is a municipality in the Mexican state of Baja California. Its municipal seat is located in the city of Tijuana. According to the 2020 census, the municipality had a population of 1,922,523.Montserrat Caballero of the MORENA is the current mayor. The municipality comprises the largest part of the Tijuana metropolitan area.
Tijuana is bordered to the south by the municipalities of Rosarito Beach and Ensenada; to the east, by the municipality of Tecate; to the west, by the Pacific Ocean; and to the north, by the international border with the United States, specifically the County of San Diego, California. The area of the municipality of Tijuana is 879.2 km² (339.46 sq mi); the municipality includes part of the Coronado Islands, located off the coast of the municipality in the Pacific Ocean.
The city of Tijuana lies just south of San Diego, California. The adjacent city and former borough of Tijuana is Rosarito Beach.
The municipality of Tijuana is divided into nine administrative boroughs, or delegaciones with "Resto de Municipio" the remaining unincorporated Part of the Municipality being the largest bourough. The Tijuana metropolitan area occupies all of borough seats. The boroughs are in turn divided into colonias or ejidos. These boroughs offer administrative services such as urban planning, civil registry, inspection, verification, public works and community development and are served by a delegado.
As of 2020, the municipality had a total population of 1,922,523.
As of 2010, the city of Tijuana had a population of 1,300,983.Other than the city of Tijuana, the municipality had 902 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: El Refugio (36,400), Pórticos de San Antonio (34,234), La Joya (26,860), Terrazas del Valle (20,421), Villa del Prado Secunda Sección (18,226), Las Delicias (15,486), Villa del Campo (13,906), Villa del Prado (12,303), El Niño (8,999), San Luis (8,571), Maclovio Rojas (7,279), Quinta del Cedro (5,704), Parajes del Valle (3,595), Lomas del Valle (3,352), Los Valles (3,135), classified as urban, and Ejido Javier Rojo Gómez (2,408), Hacienda los Venados (2,096), Buenos Aires (1,761), Cuesta Blanca (1,591), Ejido Ojo de Agua (1,241), San Antonio (1,241), La Esperanza (Granjas Familiares) (1,173), Colinas del Sol (1,145), and Lomas de Tlatelolco (1,086), classified as rural.
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