Chihuahua City

What is Chihuahua City known for?


depicting local

is an important square in the city centre that displays fountains, green spaces and a collection of monuments depicting local heroes. The main monument in the Plaza Mayor is the "Ángel de el Libertad" that was built in 2003 representing the freedom of all Mexicans, especially Chihuahua's people. It was inaugurated during the Independence Day festivities on September 15 of that same year. The angel has a sword with a laser light at the tip, and is capable of rotating 360° over its axis. Notable natives and residents (Category:Chihuahua, Chihuahua) Category:Capitals of states of Mexico Category:Populated places in Chihuahua (state) Category:Populated places established in 1709


art shows

) of the city for the term 2004–2007. Since 2005, the International Festivals of Chihuahua have been celebrated by both the state and city governments during the months of September October with art shows, plays, stage presentations and concerts by such bands as America (America (band)), Foreigner (Foreigner (band)), Creedence and Los Lobos being held at venues throughout the city. Elections for mayor for the term 2007–2010 were held at the beginning of July 2007; Carlos Borruel Baquera


construction style

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national professional

; since 2010, with the result that Chihuahua is safer now than in years past. Sports The city is home of the Dorados de Chihuahua (Dorados de Chihuahua (LNBP)) of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional, or National Professional Basketball League of Mexico. The city formerly had a baseball franchise in the Mexican League (AAA), also known as the Dorados (Dorados de Chihuahua). On May 15 & 16, 2010 the city also hosted the


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: www.microrregiones.gob.mx catloc LocdeMun.aspx?tipo clave&campo loc&ent 08&mun 019 work Catálogo de Localidades publisher Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL) accessdate 23 April 2014 up from 748,551 in 2005. A substantial population is from the U.S. The literacy rate in the city is among the highest in the country at 98%; 35% of the population is aged 14 or below, 60% between 15 and 65 and 5% over 65.

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heavy light

is industry, including domestic heavy, light industries, consumer goods production, and to a smaller extent ''maquiladoras''. History thumb 200px Antonio Deza y Ulloa, founder of Chihuahua (File:Deza y Ulloa.jpg) It has been said that the name derives from the Nahuatl language, meaning "between two waters", other accepted definitions are "place of the holed-rock" "


loyalty

are listed below: *Temple of San Francisco (San Francisco Temple)-The original burial place of Fr Miguel Hidalgo *Federal Palace of Chihuahua, now a museum, and the jail cell of Fr Hidalgo *Museo Casa Juarez, also called ''The Museum of the Republican Loyalty'', is the house where President Juarez lived during his time at Chihuahua City. *Central Park "El Palomar"-Once one of the worst slums in the city, now the largest city park. *Mansion Creel *Mansion Terrazas *Mansion

Chihuahua the only city, aside from Mexico City, to be the capital of the Republic. The Museo Casa Juarez, now known as ''' The Museum of Republican Loyalty''', has been faithfully restored to the appearance it had when President Juárez lived here from 1864 through 1866. The city offers the service of the touristic "Trolley el Tarahumara" which is a special bus that goes around to all the main museums and monuments in the City Centre(starting its route at the Plaza de Armas


shows plays

) of the city for the term 2004–2007. Since 2005, the International Festivals of Chihuahua have been celebrated by both the state and city governments during the months of September October with art shows, plays, stage presentations and concerts by such bands as America (America (band)), Foreigner (Foreigner (band)), Creedence and Los Lobos being held at venues throughout the city. Elections for mayor for the term 2007–2010 were held at the beginning of July 2007; Carlos Borruel Baquera


commercial innovations

was certified by the ISO and surveillance aircraft bought. Between 2002 and 2005, the city experimented with the introduction of certain new commercial innovations, like the first large mall in the city, Plaza del Sol, and the rise of the commercial Zone of the Sun, all along the Périferico de la Juventud, one of the main thoroughfares in the city. In 2004 Juan Blanco Zaldivar, of the National Action Party (National Action Party (Mexico)) (PAN), won the election for mayor (municipal president) of the city for the term 2004–2007. Since 2005, the International Festivals of Chihuahua have been celebrated by both the state and city governments during the months of September October with art shows, plays, stage presentations and concerts by such bands as America (America (band)), Foreigner (Foreigner (band)), Creedence and Los Lobos being held at venues throughout the city. Elections for mayor for the term 2007–2010 were held at the beginning of July 2007; Carlos Borruel Baquera of the PAN defeated former mayor Alejandro Cano Ricaud (PRI) by less than one-quarter of a percentage point of almost 200,000 votes cast. The turnout of registered voters, at about 41%, was the lowest in years. In January, 2010, Mayor Carlos Borruel submitted his resignation in order to campaign for election to the office of Governor of Chihuahua. His deputy, Lic. Alvaro Guillermo Madero Muñoz, assumed the office of mayor for the balance of his term. On July 4, 2013, Javier Garfio of the PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) won election for a 3-year term as mayor. File:ChihHidalgo1.jpg Execution of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla depicted in a mural by Aarón Piña Mora in the Government Palace of Chihuahua. File:Batalla de Sacramento.jpg Battle of the Sacramento, 1847 File:PalGobJuarez.jpg Panel of Piña mural in the Government Palace, honouring the liberators Abraham Lincoln, Benito Juárez and Simón Bolivar File:Picture 034-Puerta.jpg Sculpture at the southern entrance to the city by sculptor and native son, Sebastián (Sebastián (sculptor)), called "La Puerta a Chihuahua" ('The Gate to Chihuahua'). 215x215px File:Pancho villa car.jpg Pancho Villa's bullet-riddled Dodge in the Historical Museum of the Mexican Revolution Demographics As of 2010, the city of Chihuahua had a population of 809,232. (Category:Chihuahua, Chihuahua) Category:Capitals of states of Mexico Category:Populated places in Chihuahua (state) Category:Populated places established in 1709


famous role

), including parks like the '''Central Park "El Palomar"''', a large park that has a collection of sculptures, including one depicting three doves (palomas, hence the park's name) and a monumental flagpole, flying one of the largest flags in the Republic, as well as a statue of one of Chihuahua's favourite sons, the late actor Anthony Quinn, in his famous role as 'Zorba the Greek', as well as many others. The city is renowned for its classical and modern sculpture, as seen on any

Chihuahua City

The city of '''Chihuahua''' ( It has a population of about 825,327. The predominant activity is industry, including domestic heavy, light industries, consumer goods production, and to a smaller extent ''maquiladoras''.

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