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University of Monterrey

Monterrey is the third largest city in Mexico and is the capital of Nuevo Leon state.  Although there are prehistoric archaeological sites in the area, the city was not founded until 1596 by Spanish families.  With its close proximity to Texas and the U.S., Monterrey has always been an important commercial city.  Modern Monterrey is a flourishing industrial and commercial center, and is Mexico's wealthiest, highest educated metropolitan area.
Location:   Monterrey, Mexico

Population:  4,500,000 (metro area)

Language:  Spanish

Currency:  Pesos