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. Its area is 513.32 km² (198.19 sq mi).
Playas de Rosarito Municipality
|Municipio de Playas de Rosarito|
Un horizonte de posiblidades
(A Horizon of Possibilities)
Location of Rosarito Beach Municipality in Baja California.
|Municipality established||June 29, 1995|
|• Municipal president||Hugo Torres ( PRI)|
|• Total||513.32 km2 (198.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||180/km2 (460/sq mi)|
|Data source: INEGI 2010 Census|
|Time zone||UTC−8 (PST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−7 (PDT)|
|Website||(in Spanish) Ayuntamiento de Playas de Rosarito|
|Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México|
Playas de Rosarito means "beaches of Rosarito".
As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 90,668.
As of 2010, the city of Playas de Rosarito had a population of 65,278. 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.