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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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Desde la decada de los cincuenta, los mexicanos residentes en Estados Unidos se atienden en Tijuana porque los servicios medicos son mas caros en el vecino pais, los hospitales estan certificados por las autoridades de salud y acuden porque quieren ser atendidos en Mexico, en su propio idioma y de manera calida, pues al cruzar la frontera solo es un numero de expediente, dice el medico Karim Chalita Rodriguez, presidente del Cluster Medico, Dental y Hospitalario de Baja California que reune a 10 hospitales familiares, 50 medicos y aproximadamente 50 dentistas quienes les han aportado lo mejor para que Tijuana este en la posicion numero uno en Mexico al tratar cada ano a mas de 1.
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De acuerdo con el numero de salarios minimos que perciben, Tijuana es la ciudad con la clase media mas amplia de Mexico: aproximadamente 56% de las personas que trabajan gana entre dos y cinco salarios minimos, y mas de 20% gana mas de cinco salarios minimos.
TriMedEx LLC provides support to medical technology companies seeking to grow and expand their operations in the Tijuana medical device market.
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As the carrier with the most extensive destination offering from Tijuana, now totaling 31 cities, to date, Volaris has transported over 18 million passengers, 3 million last year alone, a figure that is expanding given the more than 230 flights per week operated from this city.
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