Guadalajara

Guadalajara
City
Ciudad de Guadalajara
City of Guadalajara
Nickname(s): Spanish: La Perla de Occidente (English: The Pearl of the West), Spanish: La Ciudad de las Rosas (English: The City of Roses)
Motto(s): Spanish: Somos más por Guadalajara, (English: We are more for Guadalajara)
Location of Guadalajara within Jalisco
Location of Guadalajara within Jalisco
Country Mexico
StateJalisco
RegionCentro
MunicipalityGuadalajara
FoundationFebruary 14, 1542
Founded byCristóbal de Oñate
Government
 • MayorRamiro Hernández García (PRI)
Area
 • City151 km2 (58 sq mi)
 • Metro2,734 km2 (1,056 sq mi)
Elevation1,566 m (5,138 ft)
Population (2010)
 • City1,495,189
 • Density10,361/km2 (26,830/sq mi)
 • Metro4,424,252
 • Metro density1,583/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
 • DemonymTapatío, guadalajarense
Time zoneCST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC−5)
Websitewww.guadalajara.gob.mx

Guadalajara is a city in Mexico. Over three and a half million people live there. It is the second-largest city in Mexico. It is the capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco. It is in Western Mexico and is over 5,000 feet (1,500 m) above sea level. Guadalajara is a major Latin American city in terms of industry, tourism, and culture. A famous soccer team called Chivas Guadalajara plays there. In 2011 Guadalajara hosted the Panamerican Games and Plans to bid for the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. In 2005 Guadalajara was called the City of Culture 2005. Guadalajara is home to a largely celebrated culture of "New Modern Mexico". Guadalajara is also known for Mariachi (a form of folk music) and Ballet Florclorico.

The city is named after Guadalajara, Spain.


Other Languages
Afrikaans: Guadalajara
العربية: غوادالاخارا
azərbaycanca: Quadalaxara
Bân-lâm-gú: Guadalajara, Jalisco
беларуская: Гвадалахара
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Гвадаляхара
български: Гуадалахара
English: Guadalajara
Esperanto: Gvadalaharo
Gaeilge: Guadalajara
Gĩkũyũ: Guadalajara
հայերեն: Գվադալախարա
Ilokano: Guadalajara
Bahasa Indonesia: Guadalajara, Meksiko
Interlingue: Guadalajara
ქართული: გვადალახარა
қазақша: Гвадалахара
Кыргызча: Гвадалахара
македонски: Гвадалахара
Malagasy: Guadalajara
മലയാളം: ഗ്വാഡലഹാര
მარგალური: გვადალახარა
Bahasa Melayu: Guadalajara
Nāhuatl: Atemaxac
нохчийн: Гвадалахара
norsk nynorsk: Guadalajara i Jalisco
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Gvadalahara
polski: Guadalajara
português: Guadalajara
русский: Гвадалахара
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Guadalajara (Jalisco)
Türkçe: Guadalajara
vepsän kel’: Gvadalahar
Tiếng Việt: Guadalajara, Jalisco
Winaray: Guadalajara