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  Exploring Guadalajara | Planeta
Guadalajara is affectionately known as La Perla del Occidente ("Pearl of the West").
Plaza Guadalajara, Plaza de la Liberación and Plaza Tapatía are bordered by the Cathedral, the government palace, the state museum and the Cabañas Cultural Institute.
Among the nation's finest schools are the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, ITESO and the University of Guadalajara.
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  Guadalajara, Jalisco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guadalajara is the capital of the state of Jalisco.
Guadalajara is also famous for the great disaster of April 22, 1992, which took place in the downtown district of Analco.
Guadalajara is the second oldest "city" on México (Charles V gave Guadalajara that title after being founded), therefore is filled with ancient buildings.
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Guadalajara in 1868, assisted at the Council of the
Guadalajara there is a female normal school under ecclesiastical supervision, also several hospitals and orphan asylums supported by
Pedro Loza (Guadalajara, 1898); Padilla, Historia de Provincia de la Nueva Galicia(Mexico, 1870); Tello, Cronica Miscelanea de la Santa Provincia de Xalisco (Guadalajara, 1891); Smith, Guadalajara: The Pearl of the West in The Messenger (New York, 1900), 499-505.
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 Guadalajara Censuses Project - Guadalajara City: Background&History
Guadalajara anchors the southwestern end of the Mesa Central and is located near the middle of the valley of Guadalajara (in geographic terms, a basin or bolson), through which flows the Santiago river on its journey from nearly Lake Chapala to the Pacific.
Guadalajara's military role effectively ended with the harsh repression of the Mixton War in 1542, although it remained the staging point for Spanish expeditions to the north.
In the Guadalajara region bitter land conflicts between Indian Pueblos and haciendas (and occasionally between pueblo and pueblo) characterized the decades prior to Independence, as local land resources were increasingly unable to provide for a growing population in the face of hacienda expansion.
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 Guadalajara (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guadalajara is a province of central Spain, in the northern part of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha.
Its capital is Guadalajara, where nearly 40% of the province's population lives.
There are 288 municipalities in Guadalajara, of which more than three-quarters are villages with populations less than 200.
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 AllRefer.com - Guadalajara, city, Mexico, Mexico (Mexican Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Guadalajara is a beautiful, spacious city on a plain more than 5,000 ft (1,524 m) high and surrounded by mountains.
Founded by CristObal de Onate c.1530, Guadalajara was moved twice, before and during the MixtOn War, because of military pressure by the region's native inhabitants; it was permanently established in 1542, the date chosen as its official founding.
Guadalajara became the seat of the audiencia of Nueva Galicia.
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 Guadalajara, Mexico
Guadalajara is known as the 'Perla de Occidente' the Pearl of the West- or 'La Ciudad de las Rosas' the City of Roses-.
Guadalajara is a city full of attractions; the visitor will enjoy its cosmopolitan atmosphere which has not forgotten its rural traditions and customs.
Today, Guadalajara is the capital of the state of Jalisco, the second largest and most important city in the country.
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 Information about Guadalajara, Mexico
Guadalajara is the capital of the state of Jalisco, with the second largest population in Mexico, located on the central part of Mexico and near the Pacific Ocean.
Guadalajara is the place of residence of an industrious, friendly people that have striven to build one of the most attractive, comfortable and richest cities in Latin America.
Guadalajara represents the essence of the typical Mexican: traditional, conservative ideas imbued with the spirit of its nearly 500 years of history expressed in a contemporary, cosmopolitan city.
www.go2mexico.com /hotels/destination-info/information-guadalajara.htm   (478 words)

 Travel Guadalajara Mexico Map - Guadalajara Travel and Vacation Info
Guadalajara and the surrounding state of Jalisco are two of Mexico's most beautiful and historic showpieces.
Almost all luxury hotels in Guadalajara Mexico are located in the west side of the city close to Plaza del Sol, a large hotel, shopping and entertainment complex developed on the 1980s.
Guadalajara is the second largest city in Mexico and offers a variety of places for dancing and having fun.
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 A Guadalajara Vacation
Book a vacation package to Guadalajara and you’re taking a direct trip to tequila country (the town of Tequila itself is just down the road, and the city is surrounded by distilleries.
Guadalajara has as many shopping malls as you would expect to find in a US city of comparable size, though some are possibly a little different from what you’re used to back home.
Guadalajara is a great vacation destination because it combines the best of ‘old world’ Mexico with the most modern amenities and activities.
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 Guadalajara on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Founded by Cristóbal de Oñate c.1530, Guadalajara was moved twice, before and during the Mixtón War, because of military pressure by the region's native inhabitants; it was permanently established in 1542, the date chosen as its official founding.
Guadalajara of old: How Mexico's Perla del Occidente came to be...
Cumbre de Guadalajara (Archivo) Un grupo de música folclórica mexicana recibe a los representantes de Cuba durante la reun.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Guadalajara at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Guadalajara is Mexico's second largest city and the state capital of Jalisco.
Guadalajara has, in recent years, drawn quite a few gringos looking to retire since it has a warm year-round climate and a number of attractive communities in the area, especially around nearby Lake Chapala.
Most of Guadalajara's attractions are located near the city's downtown area (el centro), although several outlying suburbs or towns are definitely worth a visit.
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 Guadalajara - Mexico Boutique Hotels Destinations
Guadalajara was founded in 1542 in the spot where its historic center lies today and its greater metropolitan zone is now comprised of the municipalities of Guadalajara, Zapopan, Tlaquepaque y Tonalá.
Within the metropolitan zone of Guadalajara as well as in its the surrounding areas, many natural attractions elevate the quality of life of the city.
Guadalajara is ideal for shopping and, in addition to the city centre, with its extensive street and underground malls, excellent purchases can be made in typical markets such as San Juan de Dios e Hidalgo.
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 Guadalajara Smart Travel Tips | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Guadalajara is 4½ hours from New York, 4 hours from Chicago, and 3½ hours from Los Angeles.
It's 30 minutes to Guadalajara and 45 minutes to Chapala, but the trip can be delayed in either direction by slow-moving caravans of trucks and weekend recreational traffic.
If you have a choice between a free or toll road, remember that toll roads tend to be quite expensive but are in far better condition than their free counterparts.
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 Welcome To Allan Wall Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Guadalajara was founded in 1542 by Spanish conquistador Nuño de Guzman, who wanted to name a city after his hometown of Guadalajara, Spain.
The Guadalajara cathedral, like other colonial cathedrals, was built in colonial times yet still functions as a church, containing a wealth of historical and artistic items which qualifies the cathedral as a museum in its own right.
The Guadalajara cathedral has Photos: Museo Regional de Guadalajara (photo 077) Jalisco state capitol (photo 086) Guadalajara cathedral (photo 092) and David and me in the plaza in front of the cathedral (photo 075).
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 Guadalajara Censuses Project | Guadalajara Census History: 1600-1850
Unaware of the existence of the 1791-93 viceregal census figures for Guadalajara, which he specifically states was never taken, Humboldt based his population figure entirely on his own impressions.
The Guadalajara census of 1813 was one of the few, and while lacking important data, has other which can shed light on a troubled but crucial time in Mexico's history.
An exception to this is the practice of the census takers to note in the manuscript the houses where mulattoes and Indians lived.
www.fsu.edu /~guadalaj/english/censuses/censuses.htm   (3990 words)

Guadalajara today, is fast becoming a center for many industries that have recently entered Mexico as a result of NAFTA.
As a result of the many new toll roads that have been built throughout Mexico, Guadalajara is only a little more than four hours from Mexico City and three hours to the beach resorts of Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo.
Guadalajara is a 450 year old city of 5 million people with so much culture and sophistication.
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 Guadalajara Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Still, the nation's second-largest city and the capital of the state of Jalisco is engaged in a struggle to retain its provincial ambience and colonial charm as its population surpasses 7 million.
Guadalajara has always been one of Mexico's most socially traditional and politically conservative cities.
By the end of the 16th century, money was flowing into Guadalajara from the region's rich farms and silver mines, creating the first millionaires of what was then known as New Galicia.
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 Sudy Abroad Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Highlights of Baylor in Guadalajara include a visit to Tlaquepaque, an arts and crafts village renowned throughout Mexico, and a trip to the world famous Ballet Folklorico.
Guadalajara, the third largest city in Mexico, is regarded as Mexico's most livable city, with a great climate and a very cosmopolitan feel.
Located in the mountains of Central Mexico, at an altitude of nearly 7,000 feet, Guadalajara experiences a year round average temperature of between 70 and 80 degrees.
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 Guadalajara on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cumbre de Guadalajara Foto de mandatarios presentes en cumbre eurolatinoamericana, el 28 de mayo, en Guadalajara, México.
Martin Redrado et Pascal Lamy mercredi à Guadalajara L'Union européenne et le Mercosur doivent décider jeudi à Guadalajara.
Ferme barra duite pendant la bataille de Guadalajara, en mars 1937.
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 Guadalajara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Guadalajara is known as the most Mexican of cities.
Dubbed the "City of Eternal Spring" for its year-round pleasant climate and the "City of Roses" for its lush blossoms, Guadalajara is the soul of Mexico.
The unhurried pace of life in Guadalajara has fostered an atmosphere for great artistic creativity and cultural activity.
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 Mundiescaparate - Panoramic Photos Of Tourist Cities In Spain
Guadalajara is an arab name which means “river of stones”.
Fernando I won the city to the arabs in 1050, still the definitive reconquest of Guadalajara took place during the mandate of Alfonso VI, who entered the city through the door “Puerta de la Feria”.
Guadalajara was, for a long time, the place where the Mendoza family lived.
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 UrbanRail.Net > America > Mexico > Jalisco > Tren Urbano de Guadalajara
Guadalajara, the capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco in the centre of the country, is Mexico's second largest city.
Instead of a heavy metro network like the one operating in Mexico City, Guadalajara began developing a light rail system which runs underground for most of its length.
The Guadalajara metro operates 5:00 - 24:00, with trains every 5 minutes during rush hours and every 10 minutes off-peak.
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Guadalajara, Mexico’s second largest city, is just as popular among travelers to Mexico, especially those of retirement age.
Guadalajara is the ultimate guidebook for experiencing this city to the fullest.
He writes in a friendly style that will have readers feeling as if the jovial author is right by their side during their entire stay in Guadalajara, the mariachi capital of Mexico.
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 CCIS Mexico
Founded in 1935, the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara is the oldest private university in Mexico.
Guadalajara is the capital of the state of Jalisco and is Mexico's 2nd largest city with a population of five million people.
Guadalajara has numerous museums and cathedrals of interest, and appeals to an increasing number of tourists.
www.ccisabroad.org /guadalajarasemester.html   (488 words)

 Spanish Abroad Inc. - Mexico - Guadalajara - City Overview
Guadalajara is not only the second largest city in Mexico, it's one of the most serenely beautiful and stately cities in the entire country.
In addition to this, Guadalajara and the state of Jalisco have spawned many of Mexico's most remarkable icons: bittersweet mariachi music, the Mexican hat dance (jarabe tapatio), and tequila.
Guadalajara is easily one of the nicest large cities in Latin America, and we are positive that a trip to this city will be a memorable experience.
www.spanishabroad.com /prog_semester/guadalajara/city_overview.htm   (443 words)

 Study Abroad in Mexico- Spanish programs - CEPE - Universidad de Guadalajara
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, is a veritable paradise on the Pacific coast.
Guadalajara at the Center for foreign students (CEPE).
At the Centro de Estudios Para Extranjeros (CEPE) of the University of Guadalajara, we pride ourselves on our capacity to train students who are willing to close the gap between cultures and able to benefit from the diversity and openness that this offers.
www.cepe.udg.mx   (447 words)

 Guadalajara --  Encyclopædia Britannica
city, capital of Guadalajara province, in the autonomous community (region) of Castile-La Mancha, central Spain, northeast of Madrid, situated on the Río Henares.
The city, the ancient Arriaca, is Iberian in origin and was for a time held by the Romans, but its name is derived from Arabic (Wadi al-Hijarah, River of Stones).
It is in the temperate Guadalajara Valley, at an elevation of 5,243 feet (1,598 m) above sea level, 4.5 miles (7 km) northwest of Guadalajara, the state capital.
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 Guadalajara - All About Guadalajara - The complete city guide to Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
This is the complete city guide for Guadalajara.
Guadalajara is a very special city, often called the most Mexican city in México.
Our goal is to present that information in a friendly, easy to use format, that is helpful to the first time visitor as well as experienced Guadalajara travelers.
www.allaboutguadalajara.com   (160 words)

Guadalajara, as Mexico's second largest city, celebrates her cultural heritage through being the Mariachi center of Mexico and the world.
The city of Guadalajara has many, many quality Artisans and Artists whose works are very fine, colorful and beautiful.
To explore all the Markets, Tianguis, Exhibitions and communities in one visit is overwhelming (except for experienced power shoppers).
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