Guadalajara

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Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara.wikipedia
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Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara.
Other metropolises in the country include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana, and León.

Jalisco

Jalisco, MexicoJalisco StateState of Jalisco
Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara.
Jalisco is divided into 125 municipalities, and its capital city is Guadalajara.

Mariachi

mariachi bandMariachi musicalternative mariachi
Guadalajara is a major Mexican cultural center, as it is considered by most to be the home of the famous mariachi genre of music, and plays host to a number of large-scale cultural events such as the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Guadalajara International Book Fair, and other globally renowned cultural events which draw international crowds.
From the 19th to 20th century, migrations from rural areas into Guadalajara, along with the Mexican government's cultural promotion gradually re-labeled it as Son style, with its alternative name of “Mariachi” becoming used for the “urban” form.

C.D. Guadalajara

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It is home to C.D. Guadalajara, one of the most popular football clubs in Mexico.
Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V. ; often simply known as Guadalajara, and most commonly known as Chivas, is a Mexican professional football club based in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

2011 Pan American Games

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This city was named the American Capital of Culture for 2005, and hosted the 2011 Pan American Games.
The 2011 Pan American Games, officially the XVI Pan American Games, was an international multi-sport event that was held from October 14–30, 2011, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Tonalá, Jalisco

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The settlement did not last long at this spot due to the lack of water; in 1533 it was moved to a location near Tonalá. Urbanization centered on the city spreads out over seven other municipalities; of Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, Tonalá, Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, El Salto, Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos and Juanacatlán.
With a population of 374,258, it is the fourth largest city in the state, the other three being the other major population centres in the metro area: Guadalajara, Zapopan, and Tlaquepaque.

Guadalajara International Book Fair

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Guadalajara is a major Mexican cultural center, as it is considered by most to be the home of the famous mariachi genre of music, and plays host to a number of large-scale cultural events such as the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Guadalajara International Book Fair, and other globally renowned cultural events which draw international crowds.
FIL is held every year, starting on the last Saturday in November and continuing for nine days, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Nuño de Guzmán

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The colonizer, Cristóbal de Oñate, named the city after the conqueror of western Mexico, Nuño de Guzmán, who was born in Guadalajara, Spain.
He founded several cities in Northwestern Mexico, including Guadalajara.

Guadalajara International Film Festival

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Guadalajara is a major Mexican cultural center, as it is considered by most to be the home of the famous mariachi genre of music, and plays host to a number of large-scale cultural events such as the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Guadalajara International Book Fair, and other globally renowned cultural events which draw international crowds.
The Guadalajara International Film Festival (Spanish: Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara) is a week-long film festival held each March in the Mexican city of Guadalajara since 1986.

Bajío

BajioEl BajíoBajío Region
It is a strong business and economic center in the Bajío region.
The largest cities of Bajio are Guadalajara, León, Santiago de Querétaro and Aguascalientes.

University of Guadalajara

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In 1791, the University of Guadalajara was established in the city, which was then the capital of Nueva Galicia.
The University of Guadalajara (Universidad de Guadalajara) is a public higher education institution in the Mexican city of Guadalajara.

1992 Guadalajara explosions

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The 1990s were marked by events such as the explosions of April 22, 1992, Mexican peso crisis of 1994, and the murder of the Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo in 1993.
A series of ten explosions took place on April 22, 1992, in the downtown district of Analco Colonia Atlas in Guadalajara city, Jalisco state, Mexico.

Guadalajara Cathedral

Metropolitan CathedralCatedral de la Asunción de María SantísimaCathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Construction began on the Metropolitan Cathedral in 1558 and the church was consecrated in 1616.
The Guadalajara Cathedral or Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady (Catedral de Guadalajara or Catedral de la Asunción de María Santísima), located in Guadalajara, Jalisco, is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the Archdiocese of Guadalajara and a minor basilica.

Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo

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The 1990s were marked by events such as the explosions of April 22, 1992, Mexican peso crisis of 1994, and the murder of the Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo in 1993.
Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo (11 November 1926 in Salvatierra, Guanajuato – 24 May 1993 in Guadalajara, Jalisco) was a Mexican bishop of the Catholic Church who served as the eighth archbishop of the see of Guadalajara and as a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

Cristóbal de Oñate

Cristobal de Oñate
The colonizer, Cristóbal de Oñate, named the city after the conqueror of western Mexico, Nuño de Guzmán, who was born in Guadalajara, Spain.
He is considered the founder of the contemporary city of Guadalajara in 1531, as well as other places in Nueva Galicia (western New Spain).

List of states of Mexico

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Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara.

Zacatecas

State of ZacatecasZacatecas, MexicoEstado Libre y Soberano de Zacatecas
The first settlement in 1532 was in Mesa del Cerro, now known as Nochistlán, Zacatecas.
The first Spanish settlement in the state's current borders was in what is now Nochistlan in 1531, the original Guadalajara.

Barranca de Oblatos

Barranca de HuentitánHuentitan CanyonHuentitán Canyon
Guadalajara's natural wealth is represented by the Spring Forest, Los Colomos, and the Barranca de Huentitán.
It lies on the northeast side of the municipality of Guadalajara and on the edge of the municipalities of Tonalá, Zapotlanejo, Ixtlahuacán del Río and Zapopan in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area.

Mariano Paredes (President of Mexico)

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In 1844, General Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga initiated a revolt against the government of President Antonio López de Santa Anna, which the president managed to quell personally.
He rose in revolt again on 21 December 1829, this time from Guadalajara in support of Anastasio Bustamante's Plan de Jalapa in opposition to President Vicente Guerrero.

Tlaquepaque

Tlaquepaque, JaliscoSan Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco(San Pedro) Tlaquepaque
Urbanization centered on the city spreads out over seven other municipalities; of Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, Tonalá, Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, El Salto, Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos and Juanacatlán. The municipality of Guadalajara is bounded to the north by Zapopan and Ixtlahuacán del Río, to the east by Tonalá (Jalisco)' Tonalá and Zapotlanejo, to the south with Tlaquepaque and to the west with Zapopan.
During the 20th century, it was absorbed by the outward spread of the state capital, and is now a fully integrated part of the Guadalajara conurbation, lying only a few kilometers from the city center.

Ixtlahuacán del Río

Ixtlahuacan del Río
The municipality of Guadalajara is bounded to the north by Zapopan and Ixtlahuacán del Río, to the east by Tonalá (Jalisco)' Tonalá and Zapotlanejo, to the south with Tlaquepaque and to the west with Zapopan.
Ixtlahuacán del Rio is a town and municipality in the center of the Mexican state of Jalisco, a little less than 50 kilometers from state capital Guadalajara.

Nueva Galicia

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In 1559, royal offices for the province of Nueva Galicia were moved from Compostela to Guadalajara, as well as the bishopric.
He named the main city founded in the area Villa de Guadalajara after his birthplace and called the area he conquered "la Conquista del Espíritu Santo de la Mayor España" ("the Conquest of the Holy Spirit of Greater Spain").

Nochistlán

NochistlanNochistlán de Mejía
The first settlement in 1532 was in Mesa del Cerro, now known as Nochistlán, Zacatecas.
Nuño Beltrán de Guzmán, on December 3, 1531, hired Cristóbal de Oñate to establish a village in Nochistlán; the village would be named Guadalajara to honor Guzmán for having been born in Guadalajara.

Teatro Degollado

Degollado Theatre
Facing this plaza is the Teatro Degollado (Degollado Theater).
It is located in the central plaza of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on Belen Street between Hidalgo Avenue and Morelos Avenue.

American Capital of Culture

This city was named the American Capital of Culture for 2005, and hosted the 2011 Pan American Games.