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Tijuana

(tēhwä`nä), city (1990 pop. 698,752), Baja California state, NW Mexico, just south of the U.S. border. It is a gaudy border resort, noted for its racetracks and bullfights. An irrigated agricultural area surrounds the city. During the prohibition era Tijuana gained fame as a wide-open town. It expanded considerably in the wake of a booming tourist trade after World War II, and again in recent years as the border area has become increasingly industrialized. Hundreds of maquiladorasmaquiladoras
, Mexican assembly plants that manufacture finished goods for export to the United States. The maquiladoras are generally owned by non-Mexican corporations.
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, low-cost foreign-owned manufacturing plants that finish goods for U.S. export, have opened in the region around Tijuana. Apparel, televisions, and motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts are produced.

Tijuana

 

a city in northwestern Mexico, in Baja California. Population, 363,200 (1974). Tijuana, a major transportation junction, carries on border trade with the USA. It is the center of an irrigated agricultural region where cotton, wheat, and tomatoes are grown. Industries include food processing, cotton ginning, and the manufacture of tobacco products. Branches of US companies are located in Tijuana.

Tijuana

, Tia Juana
a city in NW Mexico, in Baja California (Norte). Pop.: 1 570 000 (2005 est.)
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