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Ciudad Victoria Travel Guide, Mexico

The city of Ciudad Victoria (which is now officially known by the shorter version Victoria) happens to be the capital city for Tamaulipas, a state located somewhere on the Mexico - US border. The city of Ciudad Victoria is famous for its culture and arts. Recently many nationally and internationally famous artists have started to live in this city of Ciudad Victoria itself thus making it an important hub of arts. The city was recently tagged as ‘Athens of Tamaulipas’ due to the interest of locals in the arts and culture of the city.

The city of Ciudad Victoria is amongst those cities that present the perfect mix of historical cultures and latest technology. You will stumble upon many beautiful monuments which date back from the second half of 19th century to the first half of 20th century.

The uniqueness of the city is its square shape design. The architects of those days had worked hard to bring a design which will truly make the city different when compared to other cities of Ciudad Victoria. This is when they decided to give it the square look. You will find the touch of various colonial cities in the design of this city. The presence of city square, a cathedral, an armory, the auspicious town hall, and various shops plus stores surrounding these monuments gives this city a very beautiful look.

The city of Ciudad Victoria experienced the jump in its economy somewhere in the year of 1957. Many industries set up their factories in the city of Ciudad Victoria and very quickly the city of Ciudad Victoria was heading towards economical success. Alongside all this the government of Ciudad Victoria kept watching that the city design wasn’t disturbed due to heavy human intervention. Even the tourism industry has grown rapidly and the people in accommodation industry are working hard constantly to improve the condition of tourism department of Ciudad Victoria.

The growth in economy of Ciudad Victoria resulted in the growth of population for the city of Ciudad Victoria. As per the census of year 2005 the population of Ciudad Victoria was around 27900 inhabitants and the population for municipality of Ciudad Victoria was around 293000 inhabitants. The city of Ciudad Victoria expands over an area of around 1640 kilometer square.


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