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Ciudad Victoria

Administration
Full nameCiudad Victoria
Official nameCiudad Victoria
CountryMexico
StateTamaulipas
FoundationOctober 6, 1750
Government
MayorMiguel Ángel González Salum
Geography
Total Area72.6 sq mi (188 km2)
Elevation1,040 ft ft (0.3 m)
Demography
Total Population305155 (2010)
Metro (pop.)321953
DemonymVictorense
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC−6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC−5)

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Ciudad Victoria (-essjuˈðað βikˈtoɾja), is the capital city of the Mexican state of

Tamaulipas. It is located in the western-central region of the state. Ciudad Victoria is also the municipal seat of the surrounding Victoria Municipality, which covers an area of 1,638 km2 (632.4 sq mi). According to the 2010 INEGI population count, the city had 305,155 inhabitants, and the Victoria Municipality had a population of 321,953. The city and the municipality both rank fourth in population size in the state, behind Reynosa, Matamoros, and Nuevo Laredo.


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