Guadalajara is the capital city of the state of Jalisco which is situated in the republic of Mexico. The city is also the sear of the Guadalajara municipality and lies in the central part of the state of Jalisco. The area of the state of Jalisco is the western pacific part of the Mexican Republic. The total area incorporated under the capital city is about 187.9 km² or 72.5 sq mi) while the metropolitan area of Guadalajara is about 2,734 km² or 1,055.6 sq miles. The city has a population of about 1,600,940 and ranks on number two amongst the most populous municipalities within the state of Mexico. The metropolitan area of
The Guadalajara includes not only the metropolitan area of the city but also adjacent areas. The total population of all areas is approximately 4,112,332 inhabitants. The area ranks on number 23 amongst all the metropolitan areas of America. Foundation of the city of Guadalajara was laid in the year1542.
The most populated municipality of the state of Mexico is the Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl after which The Guadalajara Metropolitan Area follows. The city of Guadalajara is located at an altitude of 1,600 meters and thus the area of the climate is mild. Guadalajara is the hub of cultures, history, economy, industry, history and religion in the state of Mexico. The name of the city is Arabic and translates to the valley of stones. The city has been a host of many great events including the Cumbre América Latina, Encuentro Internacional de Promotores y Gestores Culturales, the first Cumbre Iberoamericana and El Caribe-Unión Europea.
The city of Guadalajara is called as the city of the future because of the technological advancements taking place in the city. The population density of the city is 8,543/km² or 22,126.3/sq miles. The city is the most popular business cities of the state of Latin America.