Colima City

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.

Colima, Colima
From top left: Basílica Menor, Complejo Administrativo, Hotel Ceballos, University Hall
Colima, Colima
Colima, Colima
Coordinates: 19°14′36″N 103°43′29″W
CountryMexico
StateColima
MunicipalityColima
FoundedJanuary 20, 1523
Government
  Municipal presidentLeoncio Morán Sánchez
Elevation
1,000–1,804 ft (305–550 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Seat
146,965[1]
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
28000
Area code(s)312
Websitewww.colima.gob.mx

The city of Colima is the capital of the state of the same name. It is the second largest municipality after Manzanillo by population.[2] 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.[3][4]