Is Colima a Jalisco?
Colima (Spanish pronunciation: [koˈlima]) is a city that is the capital of the Colima state and the seat of Colima municipality, located in central−western Mexico. It is located near the Colima volcano, which divides the small state from that of Jalisco.
Is Colima a state in Mexico?
Colima, estado (state), west-central Mexico. It is bounded by the states of Jalisco to the northwest and north and Michoacán to the east and by the Pacific Ocean to the south and west. Colima city is the state capital.
Who founded Colima Mexico?
The Founding of Colima (1523)
On July 25, 1523, Sandoval founded the settlement, San Sebastián de Colima, at a location near Caxitlán, in the present municipio of Tecomán. However, in 1525, the settlement was moved to its current location. Initially, the town was populated with 145 European settlers.