Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the state of Jalisco. It is located in the central region of Jalisco, in the western Pacific area of Mexico, within the geographical area known as Valle de Atemajac.
Guadalajara is the second largest city in the country and is ranked as the eighth best city to visit in Mexico and South America. Known as the land of tequila and mariachi, it is rich in history and traditions; It is also known as the Mexican Silicon Valley.
The economy of the city is based on services and industry, especially information technology, with a large number of international firms that have offices in the region and manufacturing facilities in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, and in turn several national companies of said activity based in the city.