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Hermosillo Travel Guide, Mexico

The city of Hermosillo (which was known as Santísima Trinidad del Pitic which means Holy Trinity of Pitic in English) happens to be the largest city in the state of Sonora, Mexico. The city of Hermosillo is also the capital city for the state of Sonora. The city of Hermosillo is situated right in the center of Sonora and is around 170 miles away from the Mexican American border. The city of Hermosillo is situated many hundred miles away from many other major cities of Mexico like Mexicali and Tijuana. Even various American cities like Tucson and Phoenix are also many miles away from the city of Hermosillo.

The annual average temperature for the city of Hermosillo is around 25 degree Celsius. The annual average highest temperature for the city of Hermosillo is around 33 degree Celsius. On the other hand the annual average lowest temperature for the city of Hermosillo is around 17 degree Celsius. The highest temperature ever recorded in the city of Hermosillo was 48 degree Celsius during its summer seasons in the year 1998. The lowest temperature ever recorded for the city of Hermosillo was -2 degree Celsius in the year 2007. The summer seasons for the city of Hermosillo are extremely hot with the record highest being touched many times. On the other hand the winter seasons are extremely cold and it’s the months of January and February when the city experiences very cold climates.

As per the census of year 2005 the population for the city of Hermosillo was around 650000 inhabitants. As per the same census the population for the municipality of Hermosillo was around 720000 inhabitants. It was the heavy industrialization of this city which became the major reason why the city of Hermosillo has become so strong in terms of population. Same is the reason why the city of Hermosillo is experiencing the fastest growth in its population when compared to other cities of Mexico.

The city of Hermosillo has grown considerably in terms of education in last few decades. As of now the city of Hermosillo has many universities of which many are government funded universities. These universities offer international level educational programs thus making them important educational centers in the country of Mexico.

The city of Hermosillo is served by two major highways which links the city to many other major cities of Mexico as well as United States. These highways are Sonora State Highway 100 and Mexican Federal Highway 15.

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  • AnonymousToo hot
    travel tip by Anonymous posted more then 30 days ago
    The city is too hot. most of the places have good air conditioning but walking 10 minutes outside in summer is a torture.
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