11 Facts About Aguascalientes


Aguascalientes is one of the smallest states of Mexico, either by population or land, being the 27th most populated state and the 29th biggest state by area, nonetheless, it is the 4th state by population density, and its economic development in recent years have located it as the 7th state by Human-Development Index and the 8th with highest GDP per capita.

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Aguascalientes was historically known for its former railroad and textile industry, as well as wine making, an industry that remains today.

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Aguascalientes is currently known for its industrial and economic development.

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Aguascalientes is well known for its San Marcos Fair, which is considered as the largest fair in Mexico and one of the largest in Latin America.

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Confusion has arisen regarding the exact date when Aguascalientes formally separated from the territory of Zacatecas.

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In July 1848, Aguascalientes accepted the peaceful annexation to Zacatecas; but continued making efforts to separate through Miguel Garcia Rojas.

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The city of Aguascalientes is called "el corazon" which means "the heart" of Mexico because it lies in the middle of the country.

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Club de Futbol Gallos Hidrocalidos de Aguascalientes was a football club from Aguascalientes, Mexico.

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Gallos de Aguascalientes was then sold to Chivas, which changed its name to F C Tapatio de Guadalajara, affiliated to Chivas.

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The club left Mexico City and relocated to Aguascalientes following the 2003 opening of Estadio Victoria, which is the club's home venue and one of the best stadiums in the country.

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Aguascalientes has important racetracks for the car and motorbike races at a national and international level.

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