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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.
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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.

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Tijuana

, Tia Juana
a city in NW Mexico, in Baja California (Norte). Pop.: 1 570 000 (2005 est.)
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Acta 320, Marco general para la cooperacion binacional en los asuntos transfronterizos de la Cuenca del Rio Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, October 5, 2015.
The data used for their elaboration are exclusive to the Survey on political culture and electoral behavior of citizens residing in the municipality of Tijuana, Baja California, February 2010 (Encuesta sobre cultura politica y conducta electoral de los ciudadanos residentes en el municipio de Tijuana, Baja California, febrero 2010).
During November 2017, Volaris started to operate three domestic routes (Huatulco, Oaxaca to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Cozumel, Quintana Roo to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Monterrey, Nuevo Leon to Mexicali, Baja California) and five international routes (Chicago O'Hare to Huatulco, Oaxaca; Chicago O'Hare to Zihuatanejo, Guerrero; Los Angeles, California to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco; Guatemala City, Guatemala to Tijuana, Baja California and San Salvador, El Salvador to Tijuana, Baja California).