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Ciudad Juárez:

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officially Heroica Ciudad Juárez, city (1990 pop. 789,522) Chihuahua state, N Mexico, on the Rio Grande opposite El Paso, Tex. Connected with the United States by three international bridges, it is a shipping point and highway and rail terminus.
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Ciudad Juárez

 

a city in northern Mexico, in the state of Chihuahua. Situated on the Río Bravo del Norte (Rio Grande), across the border from El Paso, Texas (USA), with which it is linked by bridge. Population, 475,000 (1973). Ciudad Juárez is a highway and railroad junction linking Mexican routes with the transportation network of the USA. It has enterprises of the food-processing, textile, and metalworking industries. There is also tourism, mainly from the USA. The city was founded in 1659.

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