Aguascalientes City, Aguascalientes, Mexico


🇲🇽 Aguascalientes is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes and is its most populous city. It is one of the safest and most prosperous cities in Mexico. It is located in North-Central Mexico. It was part of the kingdom of Nueva Galicia. In 1835 Aguascalientes became the capital of the Free and Sovereign State of Aguascalientes. Aguascalientes has been called the cleanest city in Latin America. Aguascalientes is experiencing an ongoing social, economic, and aesthetic revitalisation process. Aguascalientes has a population which includes Japanese, Koreans, Venezuelans, Spaniards, Canadians and Germans.

It stands on the banks of the Aguascalientes river, 1880 meters above sea level. It is the municipal seat for the Aguascalientes Municipality. The Aguascalientes metropolitan area includes the municipality of Jesús María and San Francisco de los Romo. It was a Chichimeca Indian territory. It later blossomed as a strategic link between Mexico City and the silver mines of Zacatecas, while prosperous agriculture and ranching helped feed Spain's emerging New World cities.

OECD has recognised Aguascalientes as having a good business climate. It is a strong business and economic centre in the Bajío region. Its strategic location and infrastructure have made it a regional hub and a location for international headquarters. Also home to two of Nissan's largest and most important manufacturing plants in Latin America. Other important companies located in Aguascalientes include Jatco, Coca-Cola, Flextronics, Texas Instruments, Donaldson, and Calsonic Kansei.

Because of its services and hotel industry, Aguascalientes is one of the most important centres in Mexico for entertainment, gastronomy, leisure activities, arts and recreation.

Economy According to the World Bank, Aguascalientes has the most business friendly environment in Mexico and is one of the best places in the world to invest. 240 multinationals were installed during the last 30 years, representing the United States, Japan, Spain, France, Germany, Sweden, and Brazil among others. 70% of Japan's investment in Mexico is in Aguascalientes.

25 companies from the industry of IT & Software cluster. Softtek, the largest software development company in Mexico, has large operations in Aguascalientes.

Aguascalientes is home to two large Nissan manufacturing plants, including the most important outside of Japan. Among other models of cars, they manufacture the Sentra and the Versa. The Aguascalientes plants are responsible for the majority of Mexico's overall annual production of 850,000 Nissan automobiles. Due to their presence, the city has a significant Japanese population.

Texas Instruments has one plant in Aguascalientes, it is dedicated to integrated circuitry (IC) manufacturing. Sensata Technologies, has one plant in the city, making sensors and controls for automotive, HVAC and industrial use. Flextronics is another electronics manufacturer that has a plant located in Aguascalientes City. There are also several companies that work in the robotics industry, the most notable being FANUC Robotics.

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Aguascalientes City 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.

Aguascalientes City has a population of over 722,250 people. Aguascalientes City also forms the centre of the wider Aguascalientes City metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,225,432 people.

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Antipodal to Aguascalientes City is: 77.7,-21.874

Locations Near: Aguascalientes City -102.3,21.8738

🇲🇽 Aguascalientes -102.295,21.882 d: 1  

🇲🇽 Jesús María -102.35,21.967 d: 11.5  

🇲🇽 Lagos de Moreno -101.922,21.363 d: 69  

🇲🇽 Guadalupe -102.5,22.75 d: 99.6  

🇲🇽 Zacatecas -102.567,22.767 d: 103  

🇲🇽 Zacatecas City -102.567,22.767 d: 103  

🇲🇽 León -101.683,21.122 d: 105.2  

🇲🇽 Jerez -102.983,22.633 d: 109.9  

🇲🇽 Tepatitlán de Morelos -102.75,20.8 d: 128.2  

🇲🇽 Tepatitlán -102.75,20.8 d: 128.2  

Antipodal to: Aguascalientes City 77.7,-21.874

🇲🇺 Centre de Flacq 57.718,-20.2 d: 17934.4  

🇲🇺 Mahébourg 57.7,-20.407 d: 17936  

🇲🇺 Rivière du Rempart 57.633,-20.05 d: 17923.1  

🇲🇺 Curepipe 57.517,-20.317 d: 17915.6  

🇲🇺 St Pierre 57.517,-20.217 d: 17913.9  

🇲🇺 Vacoas-Phoenix 57.493,-20.3 d: 17912.8  

🇲🇺 Moka 57.496,-20.219 d: 17911.8  

🇲🇺 Port Louis 57.5,-20.15 d: 17911.1  

🇲🇺 Mauritius 57.499,-20.162 d: 17911.2  

🇲🇺 Port-Louis 57.496,-20.165 d: 17911  

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