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Jalisco Mexico

Jalisco was founded in 1823 and is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. Jalisco is located in central area of Western Mexico and divided in 125 municipalities, and its capital city is Guadalajara. Jalisco is just one of over 60 official online guides covering the whole of Mexico. If you´re planning a trip to Mexico and would like discover our fabulous nation before visiting or, if you´d like to visit a specific place in Mexico, then you´ve come to the right place.

The state of Jalisco has a population of 6.9 million. Jalisco is considered one of the more important states in Mexico because of its natural resources as well as its rich history. Today, Jalisco has the third-richest economy in the Mexican Republic. Today, over 30 of Mexico’s largest companies are based in Jalisco, which ranks first in computers, agribusiness and jewelry manufacturing. Chief agricultural products include peanuts and agave which is used for distilling the famous Mexican drink, tequila. As Mexico’s technology hub, the state manufactures 60 percent of all computers produced in Mexico, and Guadalajara is the Mexico’s main software development center. Jalisco is one of Mexico´s most popular places, visited by millions of people over the last decade. When you travel to Jalisco you may wish to check out the Jalisco hotels we have available or maybe you´d like to rent a car in Jalisco? We also offer extensive day trips in Jalisco. This unique place has simply amazing things to see. We´ve also compiled a list of Travel books on Jalisco Mexico.

Jalisco guadalajara Mexico

Many of the characteristic qualities of Mexican culture, particularly viewed from outside Mexico, are originally from Jalisco, such as ranchera music, mariachi, tequila, jaripeo, and many more. Jalisco is ranked economically as third in the country, with industries located in the Guadalajara metropolitan area, the second biggest metropolitan area in Mexico. The state of Jalisco is also home to two important indigenous populations, the Huichols and the Nahuas. Living primarily in the Lake Chapala and Puerto Vallarta areas, there is also a significant foreign population, mostly retirees from the United States and Canada.

Whether you are visiting Jalisco in Mexico for business, pleasure or to retire, we´re sure that Jalisco will meet all of your expectations and that the people of Jalisco will make you feel welcome while sampling some of the unique cuisine on offer in the Jalisco Restaurant districts.