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A colorfull little house in the town of Tijuana.

From Wikipedia :

Tijuana (is the largest city in the Mexican state of Baja California). Hilly Tijuana is the westernmost city in Latin America as well as one of the northernmost cities ( Mexicali a few hours to the east by car, is slightly farther north). For this reason Tijuana is referred to as the corner of Mexico and/or Latin America. The city stands on the U.S.-Mexico border, adjacent to San Diego County, California, United States to the north. The city of Playas de Rosarito seceded from Tijuana between 1990 and 2000 to become its own city. Although population figures are considered as official, large numbers of illegals and homeless in Mexico from third countries and the vast sprawl of the city amongst endless hills complicate population counting.

The city's motto is "Aquí empieza la patria". The Mexican government actually translates it as "Gateway to Mexico", but the literal translation is "The homeland starts here." It is also sometimes known as the "Most visited city in the world," owing to its proximity to the world's busiest border crossing.

It is sometimes considered a mix of Mexico's good and bad: known for its economic prosperity, popular night clubs, and shopping areas, Tijuana is also considered to be Mexico's biggest illicit drug and prostitution center.


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