Colima (Spanish pronunciation: [koˈlima]) is a city that is the capital of the Colima state and the seat of Colima municipality, located in central−western Mexico. It is located near the Colima volcano, which divides the small state from that of Jalisco.
|Founded||January 20, 1523|
|• Municipal president||Leoncio Morán Sánchez|
|Elevation||1,000–1,804 ft (305–550 m)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
The city of Colima is the capital of the state of the same name. It is the second largest municipality after Manzanillo by population. FDI Intelligence, a subsidiary of the Financial Times of London, ranked Colima first in small cities and tenth in Latin America as a place to live. It was evaluated under six categories; economic potential, human resources, cost-benefit ratio, quality of life, infrastructure and favorable business environment.