Calexico–Mexicali

Calexico–Mexicali is an transborder agglomeration in southeastern California (in the United States) and northwestern Baja California (in Mexico) with its center being the border between the sister cities of Calexico and Mexicali. The agglomeration lies within a large geologic region known as the Salton Trough with the city of Calexico located in the Imperial Valley on the United States side of the border, and Mexicali located in the Mexicali Valley on the Mexico side of the border.

Calexico–Mexicali

32°39′N 115°27′W / 32.65°N 115.45°W / 32.65; -115.45Coordinates: 32°39′N 115°27′W / 32.65°N 115.45°W / 32.65; -115.45
Mexicali and Calexico urban area, viewed at night from the American side of the border
Mexicali and Calexico urban area, viewed at night from the American side of the border
CountryUnited States United States
Mexico Mexico
StateFlag of California.svg California
Flag of Baja California.svg Baja California
Principal citiesMexicali
 - Calexico
 - El Centro
 - Imperial
 - Santa Isabel
Population
 (2010 est.)[1]
 • MSA
1,000,000 (19th)
 MSA/CSA = 2010, Urban = 2000
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

Calexico–Mexicali is one of two transborder agglomerations on the California-Baja California Border.

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  1. ^ "World Gazetteer; Mexicali". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 26 April 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)