Monterrey is a beautiful modern city which isMexico’s leading industrial center; Monterrey is also a beautiful mountainous city offering several tourist attractions. It is located in the State of Nuevo León at the extreme Northeast of Mexico and shares a border with the United States of America and Texas.


Monterrey is surrounded by the Sierra Madre Mountains, with an elevation of up to 1,800 feet above sea level. The most spectacular is the imposing Cerro de la Silla, which is considered Monterrey’s most distinctive symbol.


Nuevo Leon has a population of approximately 4 million, of which 85% live in the Monterrey Metropolitan Area. Our cosmopolitan city combines colonial architecture with modern buildings, creating daring and unusual contrasts which also boasts a variety of interesting museums, that bear witness to four centuries of history. As wellMonterrey has major shopping centers and offers a variety of leisure activities in its beautiful surroundings (grottoes, cascades, dams, canyons, mountains and fascinating villages).


Did You Know?


  • Monterrey is known as “La Ciudad de Las Montañas” or City of the Mountains.
  • The city has the highest GDP per capita in Latin America.