Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico


🇲🇽 Ciudad Juárez is the most populous city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It is commonly referred to as Juárez and was known as El Paso del Norte (The Pass of the North) until 1888. Juárez is the seat of the Juárez Municipality. It lies on the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte) river, south of El Paso, Texas, United States. Together with the surrounding areas, the cities form El Paso–Juárez, the second largest binational metropolitan area on the Mexico–U.S. border (after San Diego–Tijuana.

Four international points of entry connect Ciudad Juárez and El Paso: the Bridge of the Americas, the Ysleta–Zaragoza International Bridge, the Paso del Norte Bridge, and the Stanton Street Bridge. Combined, these bridges allowed 22,958,472 crossings in 2008, making Ciudad Juárez a major point of entry and transportation into the U.S. for all of central northern Mexico. The city has a growing industrial centre, which in large part is made up by more than 300 "maquiladoras" (assembly plants) located in and around the city. According to a 2007 New York Times article, Ciudad Juárez was "absorbing more new industrial real estate space than any other North American city". In 2008, fDi Magazine designated Ciudad Juárez "The City of the Future".


Economy The El Paso Regional Economic Development Corporation indicated that Ciudad Juárez is the metropolis absorbing "more new industrial real estate space than any other North American city". The Financial Times Group through its publication The Foreign Direct Investment Magazine ranked Ciudad Juárez as the "City of the Future" for 2007–2008. The El Paso–Juárez area is a major manufacturing center. CommScope, Electrolux, Bosch, Foxconn, Flextronics, Lexmark, Delphi, Visteon, Johnson Controls, Toro, Lear, Boeing, Cardinal Health, Yazaki, Sumitomo, and Siemens are some of the foreign companies that have chosen Ciudad Juárez for business operations.

The Mexican state of Chihuahua is frequently among the top five states in Mexico with the most foreign investment. Many foreign retail, banking, and fast-food businesses have locations within Juárez.

While the Ciudad Juárez economy has largely been dependent on Maquiladora program, business leaders have undertaken initiatives to upskill and secure the city are larger stake in the global manufacturing economy. Technology Hub is a business incubator that works with regionally based companies, on programs in skill development, and the transition into automation and industry 4.0.


Juárez 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.

Juárez was ranked #906 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Juárez has a population of over 1,332,131 people. Juárez also forms part of the wider El Paso-Juárez metropolitan area which has a population of over 2,700,000 people. For the location of Juárez see: Ciudad Juárez.

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Antipodal to Juárez is: 73.504,-31.732

Locations Near: Juárez -106.496,31.7321

🇲🇽 Ciudad Juárez -106.482,31.746 d: 2  

🇺🇸 El Paso -106.486,31.762 d: 3.4  

🇺🇸 Las Cruces -106.78,32.316 d: 70.3  

🇺🇸 Alamogordo -105.95,32.9 d: 139.6  

🇺🇸 Carlsbad -104.233,32.4 d: 225.8  

🇲🇽 Chihuahua -106.469,28.808 d: 325.2  

🇺🇸 Los Lunas -106.733,34.8 d: 341.8  

🇲🇽 Chihuahua City -106.083,28.633 d: 346.8  

🇺🇸 Albuquerque -106.652,35.088 d: 373.4  

🇺🇸 Bisbee -109.917,31.433 d: 325.7  

Antipodal to: Juárez 73.504,-31.732

🇲🇺 Port Mathurin 63.417,-19.683 d: 18338.9  

🇲🇺 Mahébourg 57.7,-20.407 d: 18000  

🇲🇺 Centre de Flacq 57.718,-20.2 d: 17986  

🇲🇺 Curepipe 57.517,-20.317 d: 17979.1  

🇲🇺 Vacoas-Phoenix 57.493,-20.3 d: 17976  

🇲🇺 St Pierre 57.517,-20.217 d: 17971.6  

🇲🇺 Quatre Bornes 57.479,-20.266 d: 17972.4  

🇲🇺 Rivière du Rempart 57.633,-20.05 d: 17968.2  

🇲🇺 Goodlands 57.633,-20.033 d: 17966.9  

🇲🇺 Moka 57.496,-20.219 d: 17970.2  

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