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Celaya

(sālä`yä), city (1990 pop. 214,856), Guanajuato state, W central Mexico. In a region watered by the Lerma irrigation works, Celaya is the center of a prosperous corn, cereal, and bean growing area. Cattle raising and the associated dairy industry are also important. Founded in 1571, Celaya was frequently involved in Mexican wars. It was the first city to be captured (Sept. 28, 1810) by Hidalgo y Costilla. In 1915, Álvaro Obregón decisively defeated Francisco Villa at Celaya.

Celaya

 

a city in central Mexico, in Guanajuato State. Population, 143,700 (1970). Celaya is an important transportation center in the Lerma River basin. Products from the Bajío, an extensive agricultural region that grows grains, primarily wheat, vegetables, fruits, and oil plants, are processed in the city. Celaya also has a chemical industry.

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Located in Celaya, Guanajuato, the US$800 million plant began production less than two years after construction started in early 2012, and will employ 3,200 associates with an annual capacity of 200,000 vehicles and engines when it reaches full production later this year.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto plans to attend the opening of the plant in the town of Celaya along with the economy minister and top Honda executives.
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Ito indicated a plan to build another plant in an adjacent location to boost the production capacity to 400,000 units at the Celaya complex.
At one point in the novel, the narrator Celaya vents about the ignorance of Americans who expect all Mexicans to look alike, pointing out that there are blonde Mexicans, Jewish Mexicans, "leftover-French Mexicans," Mexicans of African and Asian descent, and "curly-haired, freckle-faced, red-headed Mexicans" (353), just to name a few of the different ethnicities that make up the population.
For his part, Managing Director of SPRI, Tomas Orbea Celaya, highlighted the geographical and cultural proximity between Spain and Morocco, a country which "offers good opportunities of growth.
Perez-Perez, Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya, Technological Avenue A, Garcia Cubas S/N, AP57, CP 38010, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico; phone: +52 461 611 75 75; fax: +52 461 611 79 79; URL: www.