Rosarito Beach Municipality

Playas de Rosarito Municipality (Spanish: Municipio de Playas de Rosarito) is located in the northwestern part of the Mexican state of Baja California comprising part of the Tijuana metropolitan area. It lies just south of the city of Tijuana. Its municipal seat is the city of Rosarito. According to the 2010 census, the municipality had a population of 90,668 inhabitants.[1] Its area is 513.32 km² (198.19 sq mi).

Playas de Rosarito Municipality
Municipio de Playas de Rosarito
Official seal of Playas de Rosarito Municipality

Un horizonte de posiblidades
(A Horizon of Possibilities)
Location of Rosarito Beach Municipality in Baja California.
Location of Rosarito Beach Municipality in Baja California.
Coordinates: 32°20′32″N 117°03′22″W / 32.34222°N 117.05611°WCoordinates: 32°20′32″N 117°03′22″W / 32.34222°N 117.05611°W
Country Mexico
State Baja California
Municipal seatRosarito
Largest cityRosarito
Municipality establishedJune 29, 1995
 • Municipal presidentHugo Torres (PRI logo (Mexico).svg PRI)
 • Total513.32 km2 (198.19 sq mi)
 • Total90,668
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
 Data source: INEGI 2010 Census
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
INEGI code005
Website(in Spanish) Ayuntamiento de Playas de Rosarito
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México


Playas de Rosarito means "beaches of Rosarito".


  • Primo Tapia
  • Plan Libertador


As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 90,668.[1]

As of 2010, the city of Playas de Rosarito had a population of 65,278.[1] Other than the city of Playas de Rosarito, the municipality had 358 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Ampliación Ejido Plan Libertador (5,906), Primo Tapia (4,921), classified as urban, and Ciudad Morelos (2,040), Colinas del Sol (1,361), and Santa Anita (1,284), classified as rural.[1]

Other localities [1]

  • El Descanso (pop. 567)
  • Puerto Nuevo (pop. 135)
  • Santa Anita (pop. 1,284)


  1. ^ a b c d e "Playas de Rosarito". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.

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