Querétaro, Querétaro

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thoroughfares (Blvd. Bernardo Quintana, 5 de Febrero Ave. and the Mexico City–Querétaro Highway). Most of the city's monuments are located here, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site designated areas, and the ''Cerro de las Campanas'' where Emperor Maximilian of Habsburg was executed. The northwestern corner is home to industrial establishments, mainly food related (Gerber (Gerber Products Company), Nestlé, Pilgrim's Pride). (pop. 230,000; area 18 km²) *''' Santa


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those on the upper floor have more serene expressions. Surrounding both sets of faces are chains linking the images. The museum contains one of the most important collections of colonial-era art and is organized by painting style. Some European works are here but the focus is on the painters of New Spain, including some of the most famous. The museum also sponsors temporary exhibits, theatrical works, as well as literary, photography and musical events


strong business

: www.ags.itesm.mx campus historia_ciudad.htm and also as the most dynamic in Latin America. http: noticieros.televisa.com economia 1308 region-bajio-el-detroit-mexicano-le-figaro It is a strong business and economic centre http: www.stratfor.com sample image developing-mexicos-bajio-region http: www.stratfor.com sample analysis mexico-new-manufacturing-heartland and a vigorous


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At the beginning of the War of Independence, Aldama was a captain of the cavalry regiment of the Queen's militia. He attended the conspiratorial meetings for independence in Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), organized by Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, despite having to travel from San Miguel el Grande (now San Miguel de Allende) in neighboring Guanajuato. * The constitution of Mexico (art. 44) and the Statute of Government of the Federal District clearly establish the synonymity of Mexico City and the Federal District (''La ciudad de México es el Distrito Federal''); that is, the city is organized as a ''federal'' territory (district); the district is coextensive with the city. When an address is written as "México, D.F.", that does not imply that México is a city within the Federal District, but the Federal District in itself. (See for example the similar case of Washington, D.C.). Boroughs of the Federal District are indeed boroughs of Mexico City. In other words, ''there is only one city in the Federal District'', Mexico City. The current naming convention implies that each borough in the Federal District is equivalent to a city within the constituent states. That is not so, as I will explain on the following point: * By using the current naming convention, we are inappropriately saying that the boroughs are second-level administrative divisions with full autonomy, like that of cities and or municipalities. They are not: unlike municipalities they do not have a council (ayuntamiento), nor a chairman (regidor) nor a board of trustees (síndicos). Moreover, boroughs do not have regulatory powers and are not even autonomous in providing municipal services, which are centralized in the Government of the Federal District, even if part of the administration (or application) may be delegated to the boroughs. While used for administrative purposes, boroughs of the Mexican Federal District more appropriately resemble the Boroughs of New York City (Borough (New York City)). Moreover, other cities in Mexico are also divided into boroughs (e.g. Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), Tijuana, Cancún, etc.), in which case boroughs are divisions of ''cities'' (whether second or third-level) and should be treated as such. * In all official correspondence in Mexico, addresses are written as follows: ''Delegación Cuauhtémoc, México, D.F.'', thus implying that the boroughs are part of the city and ''do not supersede the city'' neither they conform a city themselves (as would be implied by saying ''Cuauhtémoc, D.F.''). - 9 Estadio La Corregidora 34,130 http: www.gallos-blancos.com Estadio.htm Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) Querétaro Querétaro FC - Airports Mexico City is served by Mexico City International Airport (IATA Airport Code: MEX). This airport is Latin America's busiest and largest in traffic, with regular (daily) flights to North America, mainland Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Asia, and with codeshare agreements spanning the entire globe, mainly thanks to the most important carrier based there, Aeroméxico (Skyteam). It is used by over 26 million passengers per year. http: www.aeropuertosmexico.com DF aptoDFes.htm Aeropuertos Mexico This traffic exceeds the current capacity of the airport, which has historically centralized the majority of air trafficked in the country. An alternative option is Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (IATA Airport Code: TLC) located in the nearby Toluca with about 4.5 million passengers transported in 2008. About 31 million people went through the city's airports in 2008. The government engaged in an extensive restructuring program that includes the new second adjacent terminal, which began operations in 2007, and the enlargement of four other airports — at the nearby cities of Toluca (Mateos Airport (Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport)), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) (Querétaro International Airport), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla) (Hermanos Serdán International Airport), and Cuernavaca — that, along with Mexico City's airport, comprise the ''Grupo Aeroportuario del Valle de México'', distributing traffic to different regions in Mexico. The city of Pachuca will also provide additional expansion to central Mexico's airport network. Mexico City's airport is the main hub for 11 of the 21 national airline companies (List of airlines of Mexico). - 15 May Capture of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) by the forces of the Republic which led to the fall of the Second Mexican Empire (1867). - thumb right 250px TTC sales and technical center, Plymouth, Michigan (Image:Transmission Technologies Corporation headquarters building Plymouth Michigan.JPG) '''Transmission Technologies Corporation''' is an American manufacturer of automobile transmissions (transmission (mechanics)), best known for their TREMEC line of manual transmissions. The company has a sales and engineering office in Plymouth, Michigan, and production facilities in Querétaro, Querétaro Mexico, and Knoxville, Tennessee. Sometimes the district office's overprint included a number designating the suboffice for which the stamps were intended, and occasionally suboffices applied their own handstamps. Larger offices had several different designs of handstamp in use; Mexico City used five different devices to handstamp the stamps of 1856, each with a different appearance, while the districts of Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco), Guanajuato (Guanajuato, Guanajuato), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), and San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí) each had three devices. In addition to the track, the construction of Tren Suburbano also benefited from like-new electrification infrastructure already in place along most of the route, part of National Railways of Mexico (Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México) (NdeM)'s Mexico City-Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) 25 kV 60 Hz mainline electrification completed in the 1990s but de-energized a few years later after NdeM was privatized (Rail transport in Mexico#Privatization). From Jalpan, General Tomás Mejía led military actions here against the Liberal government installed in the state of Querétaro and the country. He managed to take the main square of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) in 1857. However, at the end of the Reform War, he was executed along with Maximilian I of Mexico . Today, Palacio has stores in Mexico City (10 stores, of which 3 are known as ''Outlets''), Monterrey (1 store), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla) (1 store), and Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco) (its newest store). The company owns an adequate lot in the city of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) as a possible future location and has begun construction on the store opening in Playa del Carmen in 2013. Plans for a new store in Guatemala City are currently in planning and construction, making this the first Palacio outside Mexico.


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a rematch with Gómez or a challenge of world lightweight champion Alexis Argüello, Salvador Sanchez finish his career undefeated as champion (due to his early death). Sánchez was posthumously inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1991. thumb Palacio Clavijero (File:Palacio clavijero Morelia.JPG) The 1970s and 1980s are marked by construction including the Periferico bypass ring around the city. During the 1980s, damage due


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part of the atrium (Atrium (architecture)) of the church and monastery. This area is crowded every night and all day on Sunday, when the municipal band plays dance music from the 1940s to the 1960s. thumb The Plaza de Armas. (File:Querétaro Plaza de armas 2.JPG) The '''Plaza de Independencia''' or '''Plaza de Armas''' is the oldest part of the city, and is filled with Indian laurel (Ficus microcarpa) trees


participation providing

in these places. This event begins at the main plaza, the Plaza de Armas in the center of the city with a reenactment of the legend of Carambada. Then the show wanders the street all the while telling tales related to bandits, loves and myths. These tales demand audience participation providing lines and provoking debate. thumb left Church of San Francisco. (File:Santiago de Queretaro.jpg) In the center of downtown is the '''Church of San Francisco,''' finished at the beginning of the 18th century and from then on the most important in town, serving as the cathedral until the 20th century. It and the attached cloister is all that is left of a large complex that included several chapels and an orchard that extended for blocks to the east and south. On the facade, there is a depicting of Saint James fighting the Moors, cutting the head off of one. The main altar is Neoclassic (Neoclassical architecture), and replaced what reputedly was a masterpiece of Baroque design. This has happened frequently in the city; those Baroque altars not plundered over the course of Mexican history were replaced by newer designs. Older Baroque side altarpieces are still here, and are covered in gold leaf. Other notable pieces here include a large Baroque music stand and the seating of the choir section both done by architect Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras of Celaya in the 18th century. There are also sculptures done by Mariano Montenegro and Mariano Arce. The church's cloister is now the '''Museo Regional (Regional Museum)'''. Built between 1660 and 1698,(elcima) the monastery it houses was the first in the city, built by Franciscans to evangelize the native populations here. The architecture is representative of Franciscan style, with simple lines and decoration. The museum exhibits artifacts from the pre-Hispanic, colonial and post-Independence eras of this region's history. At the beginning of the War of Independence, Aldama was a captain of the cavalry regiment of the Queen's militia. He attended the conspiratorial meetings for independence in Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), organized by Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, despite having to travel from San Miguel el Grande (now San Miguel de Allende) in neighboring Guanajuato. * The constitution of Mexico (art. 44) and the Statute of Government of the Federal District clearly establish the synonymity of Mexico City and the Federal District (''La ciudad de México es el Distrito Federal''); that is, the city is organized as a ''federal'' territory (district); the district is coextensive with the city. When an address is written as "México, D.F.", that does not imply that México is a city within the Federal District, but the Federal District in itself. (See for example the similar case of Washington, D.C.). Boroughs of the Federal District are indeed boroughs of Mexico City. In other words, ''there is only one city in the Federal District'', Mexico City. The current naming convention implies that each borough in the Federal District is equivalent to a city within the constituent states. That is not so, as I will explain on the following point: * By using the current naming convention, we are inappropriately saying that the boroughs are second-level administrative divisions with full autonomy, like that of cities and or municipalities. They are not: unlike municipalities they do not have a council (ayuntamiento), nor a chairman (regidor) nor a board of trustees (síndicos). Moreover, boroughs do not have regulatory powers and are not even autonomous in providing municipal services, which are centralized in the Government of the Federal District, even if part of the administration (or application) may be delegated to the boroughs. While used for administrative purposes, boroughs of the Mexican Federal District more appropriately resemble the Boroughs of New York City (Borough (New York City)). Moreover, other cities in Mexico are also divided into boroughs (e.g. Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), Tijuana, Cancún, etc.), in which case boroughs are divisions of ''cities'' (whether second or third-level) and should be treated as such. * In all official correspondence in Mexico, addresses are written as follows: ''Delegación Cuauhtémoc, México, D.F.'', thus implying that the boroughs are part of the city and ''do not supersede the city'' neither they conform a city themselves (as would be implied by saying ''Cuauhtémoc, D.F.''). - 9 Estadio La Corregidora 34,130 http: www.gallos-blancos.com Estadio.htm Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) Querétaro Querétaro FC - Airports Mexico City is served by Mexico City International Airport (IATA Airport Code: MEX). This airport is Latin America's busiest and largest in traffic, with regular (daily) flights to North America, mainland Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Asia, and with codeshare agreements spanning the entire globe, mainly thanks to the most important carrier based there, Aeroméxico (Skyteam). It is used by over 26 million passengers per year. http: www.aeropuertosmexico.com DF aptoDFes.htm Aeropuertos Mexico This traffic exceeds the current capacity of the airport, which has historically centralized the majority of air trafficked in the country. An alternative option is Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (IATA Airport Code: TLC) located in the nearby Toluca with about 4.5 million passengers transported in 2008. About 31 million people went through the city's airports in 2008. The government engaged in an extensive restructuring program that includes the new second adjacent terminal, which began operations in 2007, and the enlargement of four other airports — at the nearby cities of Toluca (Mateos Airport (Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport)), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) (Querétaro International Airport), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla) (Hermanos Serdán International Airport), and Cuernavaca — that, along with Mexico City's airport, comprise the ''Grupo Aeroportuario del Valle de México'', distributing traffic to different regions in Mexico. The city of Pachuca will also provide additional expansion to central Mexico's airport network. Mexico City's airport is the main hub for 11 of the 21 national airline companies (List of airlines of Mexico). - 15 May Capture of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) by the forces of the Republic which led to the fall of the Second Mexican Empire (1867). - thumb right 250px TTC sales and technical center, Plymouth, Michigan (Image:Transmission Technologies Corporation headquarters building Plymouth Michigan.JPG) '''Transmission Technologies Corporation''' is an American manufacturer of automobile transmissions (transmission (mechanics)), best known for their TREMEC line of manual transmissions. The company has a sales and engineering office in Plymouth, Michigan, and production facilities in Querétaro, Querétaro Mexico, and Knoxville, Tennessee. Sometimes the district office's overprint included a number designating the suboffice for which the stamps were intended, and occasionally suboffices applied their own handstamps. Larger offices had several different designs of handstamp in use; Mexico City used five different devices to handstamp the stamps of 1856, each with a different appearance, while the districts of Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco), Guanajuato (Guanajuato, Guanajuato), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), and San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí) each had three devices. In addition to the track, the construction of Tren Suburbano also benefited from like-new electrification infrastructure already in place along most of the route, part of National Railways of Mexico (Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México) (NdeM)'s Mexico City-Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) 25 kV 60 Hz mainline electrification completed in the 1990s but de-energized a few years later after NdeM was privatized (Rail transport in Mexico#Privatization). From Jalpan, General Tomás Mejía led military actions here against the Liberal government installed in the state of Querétaro and the country. He managed to take the main square of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) in 1857. However, at the end of the Reform War, he was executed along with Maximilian I of Mexico . Today, Palacio has stores in Mexico City (10 stores, of which 3 are known as ''Outlets''), Monterrey (1 store), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla) (1 store), and Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco) (its newest store). The company owns an adequate lot in the city of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) as a possible future location and has begun construction on the store opening in Playa del Carmen in 2013. Plans for a new store in Guatemala City are currently in planning and construction, making this the first Palacio outside Mexico.


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to Santiago de Querétaro publisher Frommers location USA accessdate 2009-11-12 A stone cross imitating the one the Spanish supposedly saw was erected on the hill, which later was accompanied by a church and monastery. Spanish dominion, however, grew gradually, and was definitively not won through just a single battle. In the 1520s, the Otomis and many Chichimecas of what is now southern Querétaro and northern Mexico State allied with Hernán Cortés under the control of the lord of Xilotepeque, who still maintained a certain amount of control of the old dominion. The first Spanish arrived between 1526 and 1529, headed by Hernán Pérez de Bocanegra. Bocanegra at first tried non-violent means of subduing the area and founding a Spanish city. At the beginning of the War of Independence, Aldama was a captain of the cavalry regiment of the Queen's militia. He attended the conspiratorial meetings for independence in Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), organized by Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, despite having to travel from San Miguel el Grande (now San Miguel de Allende) in neighboring Guanajuato. * The constitution of Mexico (art. 44) and the Statute of Government of the Federal District clearly establish the synonymity of Mexico City and the Federal District (''La ciudad de México es el Distrito Federal''); that is, the city is organized as a ''federal'' territory (district); the district is coextensive with the city. When an address is written as "México, D.F.", that does not imply that México is a city within the Federal District, but the Federal District in itself. (See for example the similar case of Washington, D.C.). Boroughs of the Federal District are indeed boroughs of Mexico City. In other words, ''there is only one city in the Federal District'', Mexico City. The current naming convention implies that each borough in the Federal District is equivalent to a city within the constituent states. That is not so, as I will explain on the following point: * By using the current naming convention, we are inappropriately saying that the boroughs are second-level administrative divisions with full autonomy, like that of cities and or municipalities. They are not: unlike municipalities they do not have a council (ayuntamiento), nor a chairman (regidor) nor a board of trustees (síndicos). Moreover, boroughs do not have regulatory powers and are not even autonomous in providing municipal services, which are centralized in the Government of the Federal District, even if part of the administration (or application) may be delegated to the boroughs. While used for administrative purposes, boroughs of the Mexican Federal District more appropriately resemble the Boroughs of New York City (Borough (New York City)). Moreover, other cities in Mexico are also divided into boroughs (e.g. Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), Tijuana, Cancún, etc.), in which case boroughs are divisions of ''cities'' (whether second or third-level) and should be treated as such. * In all official correspondence in Mexico, addresses are written as follows: ''Delegación Cuauhtémoc, México, D.F.'', thus implying that the boroughs are part of the city and ''do not supersede the city'' neither they conform a city themselves (as would be implied by saying ''Cuauhtémoc, D.F.''). - 9 Estadio La Corregidora 34,130 http: www.gallos-blancos.com Estadio.htm Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) Querétaro Querétaro FC - Airports Mexico City is served by Mexico City International Airport (IATA Airport Code: MEX). This airport is Latin America's busiest and largest in traffic, with regular (daily) flights to North America, mainland Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Asia, and with codeshare agreements spanning the entire globe, mainly thanks to the most important carrier based there, Aeroméxico (Skyteam). It is used by over 26 million passengers per year. http: www.aeropuertosmexico.com DF aptoDFes.htm Aeropuertos Mexico This traffic exceeds the current capacity of the airport, which has historically centralized the majority of air trafficked in the country. An alternative option is Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (IATA Airport Code: TLC) located in the nearby Toluca with about 4.5 million passengers transported in 2008. About 31 million people went through the city's airports in 2008. The government engaged in an extensive restructuring program that includes the new second adjacent terminal, which began operations in 2007, and the enlargement of four other airports — at the nearby cities of Toluca (Mateos Airport (Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport)), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) (Querétaro International Airport), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla) (Hermanos Serdán International Airport), and Cuernavaca — that, along with Mexico City's airport, comprise the ''Grupo Aeroportuario del Valle de México'', distributing traffic to different regions in Mexico. The city of Pachuca will also provide additional expansion to central Mexico's airport network. Mexico City's airport is the main hub for 11 of the 21 national airline companies (List of airlines of Mexico). - 15 May Capture of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) by the forces of the Republic which led to the fall of the Second Mexican Empire (1867). - thumb right 250px TTC sales and technical center, Plymouth, Michigan (Image:Transmission Technologies Corporation headquarters building Plymouth Michigan.JPG) '''Transmission Technologies Corporation''' is an American manufacturer of automobile transmissions (transmission (mechanics)), best known for their TREMEC line of manual transmissions. The company has a sales and engineering office in Plymouth, Michigan, and production facilities in Querétaro, Querétaro Mexico, and Knoxville, Tennessee. Sometimes the district office's overprint included a number designating the suboffice for which the stamps were intended, and occasionally suboffices applied their own handstamps. Larger offices had several different designs of handstamp in use; Mexico City used five different devices to handstamp the stamps of 1856, each with a different appearance, while the districts of Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco), Guanajuato (Guanajuato, Guanajuato), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), and San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí) each had three devices. In addition to the track, the construction of Tren Suburbano also benefited from like-new electrification infrastructure already in place along most of the route, part of National Railways of Mexico (Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México) (NdeM)'s Mexico City-Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) 25 kV 60 Hz mainline electrification completed in the 1990s but de-energized a few years later after NdeM was privatized (Rail transport in Mexico#Privatization). From Jalpan, General Tomás Mejía led military actions here against the Liberal government installed in the state of Querétaro and the country. He managed to take the main square of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) in 1857. However, at the end of the Reform War, he was executed along with Maximilian I of Mexico . Today, Palacio has stores in Mexico City (10 stores, of which 3 are known as ''Outlets''), Monterrey (1 store), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla) (1 store), and Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco) (its newest store). The company owns an adequate lot in the city of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) as a possible future location and has begun construction on the store opening in Playa del Carmen in 2013. Plans for a new store in Guatemala City are currently in planning and construction, making this the first Palacio outside Mexico.


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and his captain Juan Aldama. '''Tequisquiapan''' is a town and municipality (municipalities of Mexico) located in the southeast of the state of Querétaro in central Mexico. The center of the town has cobblestone streets, traditional rustic houses with wrought iron fixtures, balconies, and wooden windowsills, which is the legacy of its 300 year heritage as a colonial town populated mostly by indigenous people. This, the climate, the local natural water springs


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. However, most of Querétaro's early colonial history was marked by skirmishes between the remaining Chichimeca insurgency and the Spanish authorities, with one of the first being over the establishment of encomiendas. Conín separated the indigenous and Spanish residents of the new city, with the indigenous on and around Sangremal hill and the Spanish around where the current historic center is. The Spanish part of the city was laid out by D. Juan Sanchez de Alaniz, and the indigenous section was laid out in the traditional Otomi manner. The first city council convened in 1535, and the settlement was named a Pueblo de Indios (Indian Village) in 1537, ending the encomiendas. During this time, the Franciscans arrived for missionary work, who were later joined by the Jesuits (Society of Jesus), the Augustinians and other who built monasteries such as the Monastery of San Francisco, Lima and the Monastery of Santa Cruz (Monastery of Santa Cruz (Coimbra)). Peak of colonial era thumb left 1796 street map of Santiago de Querétaro (File:Plano de Queretaro Calado 1796.png) The settlement was declared a town in 1606 and by 1655, only Spaniards were living in the city proper. In 1656, it was decreed as the "Muy Noble y Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Querétaro" (Very Noble and Loyal City of Santiago de Querétaro). This honor was solicited by Viceroy Luís de Velasco, in recognition of Querétaro's growth, agricultural production, industry and educational institutions. By the 18th century, it was informally known as the "Pearl of the Bajío" and "The Third City of the Viceroyalty". By the 17th century, the Franciscans had been joined by the Dieguinos, who built the monastery of San Antonio, the Jesuits, who built the Colleges of San Ignacio and San Francisco Javier as well as the Dominicans, the Carmelites and the Royal Convent of Santa Clara de Asís, which was one of the largest and most opulent in New Spain. Querétaro was also the site for the training of many of missionaries that went north as far as Texas and California. Most of these were educated at the Colegio de Propagación de la Fe (College for the Propagation of the Faith), which was established at the monastery of Santa Cruz in 1683. Some of its graduates even went as far as South America. Few of the buildings from the 16th century have remained intact, due to the violence during the city's initial development, which reached its peak in the 17th century. As a result, most of the city's oldest structures are of Baroque style (Baroque architecture). Independence and capital status thumb Glassworking made Querétaro an economic center in the 1700s, and glass crafting is still a novelty trade mark of the city today. (File:vidrio 1.jpg) Querétaro is considered to be one of the "cradles" of Mexican Independence (Mexican War of Independence) and much of the credit is given to Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez. She was the wife of the city's mayor, called a ''corregidor'', at the beginning of the 19th century. She used her prominent position to gather intelligence for the nascent insurgency. At the beginning of the War of Independence, Aldama was a captain of the cavalry regiment of the Queen's militia. He attended the conspiratorial meetings for independence in Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), organized by Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, despite having to travel from San Miguel el Grande (now San Miguel de Allende) in neighboring Guanajuato. * The constitution of Mexico (art. 44) and the Statute of Government of the Federal District clearly establish the synonymity of Mexico City and the Federal District (''La ciudad de México es el Distrito Federal''); that is, the city is organized as a ''federal'' territory (district); the district is coextensive with the city. When an address is written as "México, D.F.", that does not imply that México is a city within the Federal District, but the Federal District in itself. (See for example the similar case of Washington, D.C.). Boroughs of the Federal District are indeed boroughs of Mexico City. In other words, ''there is only one city in the Federal District'', Mexico City. The current naming convention implies that each borough in the Federal District is equivalent to a city within the constituent states. That is not so, as I will explain on the following point: * By using the current naming convention, we are inappropriately saying that the boroughs are second-level administrative divisions with full autonomy, like that of cities and or municipalities. They are not: unlike municipalities they do not have a council (ayuntamiento), nor a chairman (regidor) nor a board of trustees (síndicos). Moreover, boroughs do not have regulatory powers and are not even autonomous in providing municipal services, which are centralized in the Government of the Federal District, even if part of the administration (or application) may be delegated to the boroughs. While used for administrative purposes, boroughs of the Mexican Federal District more appropriately resemble the Boroughs of New York City (Borough (New York City)). Moreover, other cities in Mexico are also divided into boroughs (e.g. Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), Tijuana, Cancún, etc.), in which case boroughs are divisions of ''cities'' (whether second or third-level) and should be treated as such. * In all official correspondence in Mexico, addresses are written as follows: ''Delegación Cuauhtémoc, México, D.F.'', thus implying that the boroughs are part of the city and ''do not supersede the city'' neither they conform a city themselves (as would be implied by saying ''Cuauhtémoc, D.F.''). - 9 Estadio La Corregidora 34,130 http: www.gallos-blancos.com Estadio.htm Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) Querétaro Querétaro FC - Airports Mexico City is served by Mexico City International Airport (IATA Airport Code: MEX). This airport is Latin America's busiest and largest in traffic, with regular (daily) flights to North America, mainland Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Asia, and with codeshare agreements spanning the entire globe, mainly thanks to the most important carrier based there, Aeroméxico (Skyteam). It is used by over 26 million passengers per year. http: www.aeropuertosmexico.com DF aptoDFes.htm Aeropuertos Mexico This traffic exceeds the current capacity of the airport, which has historically centralized the majority of air trafficked in the country. An alternative option is Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (IATA Airport Code: TLC) located in the nearby Toluca with about 4.5 million passengers transported in 2008. About 31 million people went through the city's airports in 2008. The government engaged in an extensive restructuring program that includes the new second adjacent terminal, which began operations in 2007, and the enlargement of four other airports — at the nearby cities of Toluca (Mateos Airport (Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport)), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) (Querétaro International Airport), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla) (Hermanos Serdán International Airport), and Cuernavaca — that, along with Mexico City's airport, comprise the ''Grupo Aeroportuario del Valle de México'', distributing traffic to different regions in Mexico. The city of Pachuca will also provide additional expansion to central Mexico's airport network. Mexico City's airport is the main hub for 11 of the 21 national airline companies (List of airlines of Mexico). - 15 May Capture of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) by the forces of the Republic which led to the fall of the Second Mexican Empire (1867). - thumb right 250px TTC sales and technical center, Plymouth, Michigan (Image:Transmission Technologies Corporation headquarters building Plymouth Michigan.JPG) '''Transmission Technologies Corporation''' is an American manufacturer of automobile transmissions (transmission (mechanics)), best known for their TREMEC line of manual transmissions. The company has a sales and engineering office in Plymouth, Michigan, and production facilities in Querétaro, Querétaro Mexico, and Knoxville, Tennessee. Sometimes the district office's overprint included a number designating the suboffice for which the stamps were intended, and occasionally suboffices applied their own handstamps. Larger offices had several different designs of handstamp in use; Mexico City used five different devices to handstamp the stamps of 1856, each with a different appearance, while the districts of Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco), Guanajuato (Guanajuato, Guanajuato), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro), and San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí) each had three devices. In addition to the track, the construction of Tren Suburbano also benefited from like-new electrification infrastructure already in place along most of the route, part of National Railways of Mexico (Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México) (NdeM)'s Mexico City-Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) 25 kV 60 Hz mainline electrification completed in the 1990s but de-energized a few years later after NdeM was privatized (Rail transport in Mexico#Privatization). From Jalpan, General Tomás Mejía led military actions here against the Liberal government installed in the state of Querétaro and the country. He managed to take the main square of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) in 1857. However, at the end of the Reform War, he was executed along with Maximilian I of Mexico . Today, Palacio has stores in Mexico City (10 stores, of which 3 are known as ''Outlets''), Monterrey (1 store), Puebla (Puebla, Puebla) (1 store), and Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Jalisco) (its newest store). The company owns an adequate lot in the city of Querétaro (Querétaro, Querétaro) as a possible future location and has begun construction on the store opening in Playa del Carmen in 2013. Plans for a new store in Guatemala City are currently in planning and construction, making this the first Palacio outside Mexico.

Querétaro, Querétaro

'''Santiago de Querétaro''' ( The city of Querétaro is divided into seven boroughs: Josefa Vergara y Hernández, Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Centro Histórico, Cayetano Rubio, Santa Rosa Jáuregui, Félix Osores Sotomayor and Epigmenio González. In 1996, the historic center of Querétaro was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Querétaro has repeatedly been recognized as the metro area with the best quality of life and as the safest city in Mexico http: www.ags.itesm.mx campus historia_ciudad.htm and also as the most dynamic in Latin America. http: noticieros.televisa.com economia 1308 region-bajio-el-detroit-mexicano-le-figaro It is a strong business and economic centre http: www.stratfor.com sample image developing-mexicos-bajio-region http: www.stratfor.com sample analysis mexico-new-manufacturing-heartland and a vigorous service city that is experiencing an ongoing social and economic revitalization.

Querétaro has seen an outstanding industrial and economic development since the mid 1990s. Queretaro metropolitan area has the 2nd highest GDP per capita among Mexico's metropolitan areas with 20,000 USD after Monterrey. The city is the fastest-growing in the country, basing its economy to IT and data centers, logistics services, aircraft manufacturing and maintenance, call centers and manufacturing center for automotive and machinery industry, chemicals and food products. The region of Queretaro has a rapidily growing vineyards agriculture and it hosts the famous wine producer from Spain: Freixenet, the wine production in Queretaro is now the second largest in Mexico after the Baja California region.

This has caused the city and the metropolitan area to attract many migrants from other parts of Mexico.

Querétaro is the host for major corporations such as Bombardier Aerospace (an airplane manufacturing facility in Mexico), Kellogg's (Kellogg Company), Samsung Electronics, Daewoo, Colgate-Palmolive, General Electric, Michelin, Tetra Pak, Siemens Mexico, New Holland (New Holland Agriculture), ArvinMeritor, Autoliv, TRW Automotive, Tremec (Transmission Technologies Corporation), Valeo Sylvania (Funai), Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, Pilgrim's Pride, Santander Bank (Santander Group)'s call center for Latin America, Mabe Mexico, Irizar, Scania (Scania AB), Hitachi, Kostal, Aernnova, Dana (Dana Corporation), Dow Chemical (Dow Chemical Company), Bose (Bose Corporation), Alpha Hilex, Saint-Gobain, Flex-N-Gate (Shahid Khan), and ThyssenKrupp, among others.

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