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Guadalajara metropolitan area

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The Guadalajara metropolitan area (officially, in Spanish: Zona Metropolitana de Guadalajara)[2] is the most populous metropolitan area of the Mexican state of Jalisco and the second largest in the country after Greater Mexico City. It includes the core municipality of Guadalajara and the surrounding municipalities of Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, Tonalá, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, El Salto, Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos and Juanacatlán.[2]

Guadalajara metropolitan area
Guadalajara – Zapopan – Tlaquepaque - Tonalá
Map of Guadalajara metropolitan area
Coordinates: 20°39′58″N 103°21′07″W / 20.6661°N 103.3519°W / 20.6661; -103.3519Coordinates: 20°39′58″N 103°21′07″W / 20.6661°N 103.3519°W / 20.6661; -103.3519
Country Mexico
StateJalisco
Largest cityGuadalajara
Other cities
Area
 • Total2,740 km2 (1,056 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,870 m (6,131.14 ft)
Lowest elevation
1,050 m (3,442.6 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1][2]
 • Total4,298,715
 • Density1,572/km2 (4,071/sq mi)

PopulationEdit

 
Guadalajara metropolitan area

The Guadalajara metropolitan area had a total population of 4,796,603 in 2015,[3] distributed in eight municipalities. (For more up-to-date data see the Spanish version of this article.)

No. Municipality Population 2010[4] Population 2005[5] Area Inhabitants/km2
Detailed Guadalajara metropolitan area population data by INEGI, 2005
1
Guadalajara 1,494,134 1,600,940 187.91 7951.3
2
Zapopan 1,233,538 1,155,790 893.15 1381.1
3
Tlaquepaque 608,187 563,006 270.88 2245.2
4
Tonalá 478,981 408,729 119.58 4005.5
5
Tlajomulco de Zúñiga 416,552 220,630 636.93 654.0
6
El Salto 138,585 111,436 41.5 3339.4
7
Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos 41,057 23,420 184.25 222.8
8
Juanacatlán 13,218 11,902 89.08 148.4
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Total GMA 4,424,252 4,095,853 2734.0 1618.2
Total population and growth rate (INEGI, 2005)[2]
Data Year
1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Total population of the GMA 3.003.868 3.482.417 3.699.136 4.095.853 4.424.252
Average annual growth rate 2,7% 1,4% 29,7% 1,7% 1,55%

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