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Colima,

city (1990 pop. 106,967), capital of ColimaColima
, state (1990 pop. 428,510), 2,010 sq mi (5,206 sq km), SW Mexico, on the Pacific Ocean. The capital is Colima; the port is Manzanillo. The second smallest in population and one of the smallest in area of the Mexican states, Colima is wedged between Jalisco, which nearly
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 state, SW Mexico. It is a marketing and processing center for the surrounding agricultural region. The city was founded in 1523 by the Spanish explorer Gonzalo de Sandoval.

Colima

(kōlē`mä), state (1990 pop. 428,510), 2,010 sq mi (5,206 sq km), SW Mexico, on the Pacific Ocean. The capital is ColimaColima,
city (1990 pop. 106,967), capital of Colima state, SW Mexico. It is a marketing and processing center for the surrounding agricultural region. The city was founded in 1523 by the Spanish explorer Gonzalo de Sandoval.
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; the port is ManzanilloManzanillo,
city (1990 pop. 67,697), Colima state, SW Mexico. One of Mexico's chief Pacific ports, Manzanillo has a fine harbor and modern rail and highway connections with Mexico City. It handles many imports and ships out minerals, fruit, and lumber.
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. The second smallest in population and one of the smallest in area of the Mexican states, Colima is wedged between Jalisco, which nearly surrounds it, and Michoacán. Most of the state lies within the cool highlands of the Sierra Madre Occidental. The ColimaColima
, active volcano, 12,533 ft (3,820 m) high, S Jalisco, Mexico, 78 mi (125 km) S of Guadalajara near the Colima state border. Also known as Volcán de Fuego, it is one of the most active volcanoes in Mexico, with frequent large, destructive eruptions since the 16th
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 volcano and Nevado de Colima, a neighboring peak, are just across the border in Jalisco.

Sugarcane, bananas, and tropical fruits, as well as some of Mexico's finest coffee, are Colima's primary agricultural products. Colima is also one of Mexico's largest iron-producing states; the ore is processed at Lázaro Cárdenas. Economic development has been hindered by inadequate communications, although tourism is being developed along the coast.

Once part of the ancient Aztec kingdom of Colima, the region was conquered by the Spanish in the 16th cent. Wars between conservative and liberal forces during the 19th cent. brought much fighting to the state.


Colima

(kōlē`mä), active volcano, 12,533 ft (3,820 m) high, S Jalisco, Mexico, 78 mi (125 km) S of Guadalajara near the Colima state border. Also known as Volcán de Fuego, it is one of the most active volcanoes in Mexico, with frequent large, destructive eruptions since the 16th cent. The inactive volcano Nevado de Colima, or Zapotépetl, 14,235 ft (4,339 m) high, lies to the north. Both volcanoes are in the Volcán Nevado de Colima national park. The Colima volcanic complex is the most prominent volcanic center in the western Mexican Volcanic Belt.

Colima

 

a state in southwestern Mexico, on the Pacific Ocean. Area, 5,500 sq km; population, 240,000 (1970). The administrative center is the city of Colima. Hilly and mountainous relief (to 1,000 m) predominates. Of the state’s economically active population, 60 percent is engaged in agriculture. Nonmarket agriculture is practiced in the mountains (in Indian communities); the coast and the foothill regions have fruit, sugarcane, peanuts, and rice on irrigated lands, primarily in the Armería River basin. Agricultural produce is processed in the cities. Colima’s main port, Manzanillo, is linked by rail with Mexico City.


Colima

 

a city in southwestern Mexico, the administrative center of the state of Colima. Population, 71,000 (1969). Colima is the trade, distribution, and transportation center of an irrigated agricultural area. It has food and textile industries.


Colima

 

a volcano in western Mexico (the state of Jalisco), in the Sierra Madre Occidental; located 80 km from the Pacific. Colima consists of two conical peaks: the higher, Nevado de Colima, 4,625 m high, is an extinct volcano, usually covered with snow; the other, the active Volcán de Colima, or Volcán de Fuego de Colima, 3,846 m high, is called the Mexican Vesuvius. The laVa is close to basalt in composition.

Colima

1. a state of SW Mexico, on the Pacific coast: mainly a coastal plain, rising to the foothills of the Sierra Madre, with important mineral resources. Capital: Colima. Pop.: 238 000 (2005 est.). Area: 5455 sq. km (2106 sq. miles)
2. a city in SW Mexico, capital of Colima state, on the Colima River. Pop.: 106 967 (1990)
3. Nevado de. a volcano in SW Mexico, in Jalisco state. Height: 4339 m (14 235 ft.)
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Entra Dario Pizano, el comandante municipal de la policia de Colima, quien dirige su testimonio al publico: Pizano recibiendo una orden del emisario del gobernador de Colima, Enrique de la Madrid.
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Y una hemerografia muy amplia y completa integrada por Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California); he New York Times (Nueva York); Diario del Hogar (Mexico); El Imparcial (Mexico); El Pais (Mexico); La Patria (Mexico); he Mexican Herald (Mexico); El Dictamen (Veracruz); El Correo Frances (Guadalajara); El Globo (Guadalajara); El Kaskabel (Guadalajara); La Gaceta de Guadalajara (Guadalajara), y el Periodico oficial El Estado de Colima (Colima).
La mayoria de las granjas acuicolas de Colima estan ubicadas en zonas de temperatura calida (26[degrees]C), donde se localizan los municipios de Manzanillo, Tecoman, Colima y Coquimatlan.
The storm forced authorities to suspend operations at the airports in the cities of Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco, Manzanillo in Colima, and Tepic in Nayarit.
In Colima, villages around the Volcano of Fire were emptied over concerns that ash that accumulated during recent volcanic activity could combine with water to produce landslides.
The main section of Timber Beach Road that connects Hylton Park Road to Colima Avenue will remain open throughout the works and once the works are complete.
Official data of annual catch for the years 1980 to 2013, in Colima coast show that the volume varied widely during this period (figure 3), being more abundant in 1980, 1981, 1990, 1994, 2002, 2005, 2008 and 2013.
Con esta base de datos se ha detectado que las colonias con mas incidencia delictiva en la conurbacion Colima-Villa de Alvarez son La Albarrada I, La Albarrada II, Colonia Popular SARH, La Armonia, Las Amarillas, Lomas de Circunvalacion II y Oriental Norte, todas ellas de la ciudad de Colima.
El estado de Colima es una de las 32 entidades federativas de la Republica Mexicana, localizado en la parte media de la costa sur del Oceano Pacifico.