Mexicali is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California and seat of the Municipality of Mexicali. The City of Mexicali is at the core of the wider metropolitan area. The city and metropolitan area the second most populous in Baja California.
Mexicali is rated Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Mexicali was ranked #1019 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Mexicali has a population of over 717,628 people. Mexicali also forms part of the wider Mexicali metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,127,780 people.