Guadalajara

What is Guadalajara known for?


rich mix

and civil colonial buildings, which are noted for their architectural and historical significance and are a rich mix of styles which are rooted in indigenous cultural contributions (mainly from Ute origin), incorporated in the Mozarabic and castizo, and later in modern European influences (mainly French and Italian) and American (specifically, from the United States). The French-inspired "Lafayette" neighborhood has many fine examples of early 20th-century residences that were later


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priced—Italo-Argentinian fare featuring a mind-boggling selection of steaks and chops, carpaccios, wood-fired pizzas, salads, pasta dishes, desserts, and fine wines. Tlaquepaque *


games history


international book

After the state of Jalisco was erected in 1823, the city became its capital. In 1844, General Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga (Mariano Paredes) initiated a revolt against the government of President Antonio López de Santa Anna, which the president managed to quell personally. However, while Santa Anna was in Guadalajara, a revolt called the Revolution of the Three Hours brought José Joaquín Herrera to the presidency and put Santa Anna into exile.

: impreso.milenio.com node 7034649 newspaper Milenio location Mexico City date 2008-11-16 accessdate January 27, 2010 language Spanish trans_title Will exhibit 220 films in 9 days; 12 Mexican The Guadalajara International Book Fair is the largest Spanish language book fair in the world held each year over nine days at the Expo Guadalajara.


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: www.fdimagazine.com cp 13 Cities%20of%20the%20Future%20%20April%2023rd%20press%20release.doc title fDi Magazine date accessdate 2010-06-07 The same research noted Guadalajara as the "city of the future" due to its youthful population, low unemployment and large number of recent foreign investment deals; it was also found the third most business-friendly city in North America. The city also has to compete with China, especially for electronics industries which rely on high volume and low wages. This has caused the city to move toward high-mix, mid-volume and value-added services, such as automotives. However, its traditional advantage of proximity to the U.S. market is one reason Guadalajara stays competitive. Mexico ranked third in 2009 in Latin America for the export of information technology services, behind Brazil and Argentina. This kind of service is mostly related to online and telephone technical support. The major challenge this sector has is the lack of university graduates who can speak English.


architectural production

of Guadalajara has a numerous figures of different architectural production from the neo-regionalism to the primitiveness of the 60's. Some of these architects are: Rafael Urzua, Luis Barragán, Ignacio Díaz Morales, Pedro Castellanos, Eric Coufal, Julio de la Peña, Eduardo Ibáñez Valencia, Félix Aceves Ortega thumb 800px center Panoramic of Guadalajara downtown Plaza de la Liberación (File:Centro de Guadalajara.jpg) Sports thumb left '' Club Deportivo Guadalajara Chivas (File:2252986650 f90b614da6.jpg)'' banner in a game at Jalisco Stadium thumb Omnilife Stadium (File:Estadio Omnilife Chivas.jpg) thumb Jalisco Stadium (File:Estadio jalisco.jpg) Guadalajara is home to three professional football (Association football) teams; Guadalajara (Club Deportivo Guadalajara), also known as ''Chivas'', Atlas (Club Atlas) and Universidad de Guadalajara (Club Universidad de Guadalajara). Guadalajara (Club Deportivo Guadalajara) is the most successful and the most followed club in the country, ''Chivas, el preferido de México'' (Spanish) and the second most followed in the world. Study: Chivas and America are second and third most followed clubs in the world Atlas (Club Atlas) also plays in the Primera División de México, due to their fine football game style of playing, they are known in the country as 'The Academy', hence they have provided Mexico's finest football players, among them: Rafael Márquez, Oswaldo Sánchez, Pável Pardo, Andrés Guardado, and Mexico national team's top scorer Jared Borgetti. Atlas, also won several Championships on Amateur Tournaments, and first Football Championship of a Guadalajara Team back in 1951. Atlas fans are collectively called


painting collection

, it became the Museum of Fine Arts. In 1976, it was completely remodeled for its present use. The Museum displays its permanent collection in sixteen halls, fourteen of which are dedicated to Paleontology, Pre-History, and Archeology. One of the prized exhibits is a complete skeleton of a mammoth. The other two halls are dedicated to painting and history. The painting collection includes works by Juan Correa, Cristóbal de Villalpando and José de Ibarra. ref name


important arts

prices. Streets of Guadalajara thumb 350px (Image:Calles GDL.svg) Still further from central Guadalajara are several suburbs (''municipios'') that are cities in their own right. Several of these are also of interest to visitors, including: *'''Tlaquepaque'''—about 30 minutes by car southeast of the Centro Histórico, downtown Tlaquepaque is a charming streetscape redolent of old Mexico. An important arts and crafts center, Tlaquepaque has a vibrant shopping district where you can buy local


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en Español Spanish rock band El Tri for over 40 years. In 2006, Hispanic music website batanga.com characterized Lora as "legendary", noting that among his honors and awards he has been named a "Distinguished Pueblan Citizen" in his home city and has been given the Keys to the city in Miami, as well as having a day (November 10, 2002) and a statue in Guadalajara.


business friendly

Construction began on the ''' Guadalajara Cathedral

;, FDi magazine ranked Guadalajara highest among major Mexican cities, and designated Guadalajara as having the second strongest economic potential of any major North American city behind Chicago. FDI Magazine also ranked the city as the most business-friendly Latin American city in 2007.

: www.fdimagazine.com cp 13 Cities%20of%20the%20Future%20%20April%2023rd%20press%20release.doc title fDi Magazine date accessdate 2010-06-07 The same research noted Guadalajara as the "city of the future" due to its youthful population, low unemployment and large number of recent foreign investment deals; it was also found the third most business-friendly city in North America. The city also has to compete with China, especially for electronics industries which rely on high volume and low wages. This has caused the city to move toward high-mix, mid-volume and value-added services, such as automotives. However, its traditional advantage of proximity to the U.S. market is one reason Guadalajara stays competitive. Mexico ranked third in 2009 in Latin America for the export of information technology services, behind Brazil and Argentina. This kind of service is mostly related to online and telephone technical support. The major challenge this sector has is the lack of university graduates who can speak English.

Guadalajara

imagesize image_caption image_flag Municipal flag of Guadalajara.PNG image_shield Coat of Arms of Guadalajara (Mexico).svg image_map Guadalajara - Jalisco.svg mapsize 250px map_caption Location of Guadalajara within Jalisco image_map1 map_caption1 mapsize1 pushpin_map Mexico pushpin_mapsize 250 coordinates_region MX subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 State subdivision_name1 subdivision_type2 Region subdivision_name2 Centro subdivision_type3 Municipality subdivision_name3 Guadalajara government_type leader_party PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) leader_title Mayor leader_name Ramiro Hernández García leader_title1 leader_name1 leader_title2 leader_name2 leader_title3 leader_name3 founder Cristóbal de Oñate established_title Foundation established_date February 14, 1542 established_title2 established_date2 established_title3 established_date3 area_magnitude area_total_km2 151 area_total_sq_mi area_land_km2 area_land_sq_mi area_water_km2 area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_km2 2734 area_metro_sq_mi population_as_of 2010 population_note population_total 1,495,189 population_density_km2 10361 population_density_sq_mi population_metro 4,424,252 population_density_metro_km2 1583 population_density_metro_sq_mi population_urban population_blank1_title Demonym population_blank1 Tapatío, Guadalajarense Diccionario de la lengua española Real Academia Española guadalajarense - Definición - WordReference.com timezone CST (Central Standard Time) HDI 0.860 – High utc_offset −6 timezone_DST CDT (Central Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST −5 latd 20 latm 40 latNS N longd 103 longm 21 longEW W elevation_m 1566 elevation_ft 5138 postal_code_type postal_code website footnotes

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Guadalajara is the 10th largest city in Latin America in terms of population, The city's economy is based on industry, especially information technology, with a large number of international firms having manufacturing facilities in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area. Other, more traditional industries, such as shoes, textiles and food processing are also important contributing factors.

Guadalajara is a cultural center of Mexico, considered by most to be the home of mariachi music and host to a number of large-scale cultural events such as the International Film Festival of Guadalajara (Guadalajara International Film Festival) and the Guadalajara International Book Fair and a number of globally renowned cultural events which draw international crowds. It is also home to the C.D. Guadalajara, one of the most popular football clubs in Mexico. This city was named the American Capital of Culture for 2005. Guadalajara also hosted the 2011 Pan American Games.

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