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Ciudad Victoria(syo͞othäth` vēktō`ryä), city (1990 pop. 194,996), capital of Tamaulipas state, NE Mexico, on the San Marcos River and at the foot of the Sierra Madre Oriental. The city, founded in 1750, lies on the Inter-American Highway and on a major rail line. Agricultural products, especially henequen, are processed there, in addition to lumber.
a city in eastern Mexico. Situated at the foot of the Sierra Madre Oriental, on the Pan-American Highway. Capital of the state of Tamaulipas. Population, 94,300 (1970). Ciudad Victoria has a railroad station. The center of an agricultural region producing sugarcane, citrus fruits, and henequén, it has sugar refineries, tanneries, and henequén mills. The city has a university (founded 1955). Ciudad Victoria was founded in 1750.