Place:Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas, Mexico

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NameCiudad Madero
Alt namesCd.Maderosource: Wikipedia
Ceciliasource: Family History Library Catalog
Maderosource: Wikipedia
Villa de Ceciliasource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCity
Coordinates22.27°N 97.83°W
Located inTamaulipas, Mexico
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ciudad Madero is a coastal city, located in southeast Tamaulipas in the Gulf of Mexico, It is the seventh most populous city in the state, with a census-estimated 2015 population of 209,175 within an area of 18.0 square miles (46.6 km2) the city is the third-largest in the Tampico metropolitan area, It is also an important center of oil refining in Mexico.

Ciudad Madero has a beach named "Playa Miramar", which, in recent years, has been expanding its services with new hotels and restaurants. Near the beach there is a lighthouse, named "Faro de Ciudad Madero" - although this has been replaced by a red beacon light atop a small tower, to guide approaching ships in to the channel of the Río Pánuco. However, in October 2006, the Ciudad Madero Planning Commission signaled its intention to build a new lighthouse because of the cultural and tourist values it would provide.

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