Celaya Tourism

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Celaya is a city and its surrounding municipality in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, located in the southeast quadrant of the state. It is the third most populous city in the state, with a 2005 census population of 310,413. The municipality for which the city serves as municipal seat, had a population of 415,869. The city is located in the geographic center of the municipality, which has an areal extent of 553.18 km² (213.58 sq mi) and includes many smaller outlying communities, the largest of which are San Miguel Octopan, Rincón de Tamayo and San Juan de la Vega. There are many smaller towns around Celaya including Rincón de Tamayo, Tarimoro, Salvatierra, La Moncada, Panales Jamaica (Cañones), Panales Galera, La Calera, La Estancia, La Noria, La Acebuche, Cacalote, and Charco Largo. General Álvaro Obregón defeated Pancho Villa in the Battle of Celaya, 1915. Celaya was also the Guanajuato state capital for a short period. An explosion in a gunpowder and fireworks warehouse in September, 1999, killed over 60 people and injured over 300 people. Celaya is also famous for the artisanal production of cajeta, a type of milk candy The Celaya Airport has as of January 22, 2007 commercial flights to Santiago de Querétaro and connections from there to other destinations. Celaya lies along the Pan-American Highway which is known locally as Mexican Federal Highway 45.

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A place in Mexico, Celaya is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Celaya*

  • Pollution Statistics in Celaya

    Know the pollution level of Celaya before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Celaya: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Celaya for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Celaya.

    • Burglary and Theft 73.08 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 84.62 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 76.92 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 84.62 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 69.23 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 76.92 (High)
    • Attacks 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 82.69 (Very High)
  • Living in Celaya - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 27 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 74.14 (High)
    • Health Care Index 36.11 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Celaya

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Celaya

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.23 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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