The second city of the Mexican Republic and capital of the state of Jalisco, Guadalajara is considered the most “Mexican” of the country’s big cities. The city is named after the Spanish city of Guadalajara meaning "river/valley of stones". Guadalajara is a cultural center of Mexico, considered by most to be the home of mariachi music and host to a number of large-scale cultural events such as the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Guadalajara International Book Fair, and globally renowned cultural events which draw international crowds. It is home to the C.D. Guadalajara, one of the most popular football clubs in Mexico.

Latitude: 20.66682, Longitude: -103.39182