Ensenada


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Ensenada

(entsənädə), city (1990 pop. 259,979), Baja California state, NW Mexico. Developed in the 19th cent., Ensenada is the oldest deep-sea port in Baja California and is one of the most important ports in Mexico. It is a primary processing and shipping point for the region's agricultural produce, which includes grains, cotton, and fish. Ensenada also possesses a broad-based manufacturing industry created largely through foreign investment (see 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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). The city is also a popular tourist attraction.
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The proposed port in Baja California, which is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects in recent Mexican history, would be constructed at Punta Colonet, a sparsely inhabited stretch of land about 80 km south of Ensenada.
In the summer, schools of bluefin tuna arrive from waters near Japan and stay near Ensenada, where warm and cold currents create good conditions for raising the fish.
Walter of Mexico's Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Educacion Superior in Ensenada, has unearthed stone tools and shellfish remains in an exposed reef that straddles Eritrea's Red Sea shore.
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The simple cycle plants, Ensenada de Barragan and Brigadier Lopez, were originally designed and supplied by Siemens and are owned by Argentina's national energy company, ENARSA.
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Three-day cruises departing Fridays call at Ensenada, while four-day voyages departing Mondays visit Ensenada and Catalina Island.