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Metropolitan area
Mexicali and Calexico urban area
Mexicali and Calexico urban area
Country United States United States
Mexico Mexico
State Flag of California.svg California
Flag of Baja California.svg Baja California
Principal cities Mexicali
 - Calexico
 - El Centro
 - Imperial
 - Santa Isabel
Population (2010 est.)[1]
 • MSA 1,000,000 (19th)
  MSA/CSA = 2010, Urban = 2000
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Calexico–Mexicali is an international metropolitan area in eastern California (in the United States) and Baja California (in Mexico) with its center being the border between the sister cities of Calexico and Mexicali. The metropolitan area lies in the south Salton Valley where the valley is divided into the Imperial Valley and Mexicali Valley.

Calexico–Mexicali is one of two international metropolitan regions on the California-Baja California Border.

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  1. ^ "World Gazetteer; Mexicali". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 

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32°39′N 115°27′W / 32.65°N 115.45°W / 32.65; -115.45Coordinates: 32°39′N 115°27′W / 32.65°N 115.45°W / 32.65; -115.45