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Tepic(tāpēk`), city (1990 pop. 206,967), capital of Nayarit state, W Mexico, on the Tepic River. A commercial center on the coastal line of the Mexican National Railways and on a major highway, Tepic lies in a prosperous corn, sugarcane, and cattle-raising area. The city has sugar mills and textile factories. Wild mountain scenery surrounds Tepic, which, despite modernization, retains some of its colonial charm.
a city in western Mexico and capital of the state of Nayarit. Population, 103,500 (1973). A transportation junction, Tepic is the center of a region of plantation economy producing industrial and fruit crops. It has the cotton-textile, tobacco, and food-processing industries. It is also a resort.