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The population of Nogales is approximately 21,205 (1998), 20837 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,537 (1990), 6601 (2010).

The amount of land area in Nogales is 53.965 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Nogales to Washington DC is 2045 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 164 miles. (as the crow flies)
Nogales is positioned 31.36 degrees north of the equator and 110.93 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Nogales elevation is 3,865 feet above sea level.
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Nogales location: on the border separating the USA and Mexico. It has a "twin" sister city of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Nogales is mild. The winter lows are around 63 and the summer highs around 92, making it an area with year-round good weather. There is low humidity and mostly sunny days.
Nogales average annual rainfall is 15.5 inches per year
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Nogales history:

Franciscan missionary, Father Marcos de Niza came to the area as early as 1539. The city was established in 1880, by Jacob and Isaac Isaacson, who built a trading post along the border. Two years later, Nogales was the site of the first rail connection between Mexico and the United States. Nogales was incorporated in 1893. Nogales is used as a port of entry into the United States by many every day.

The name Nogales comes from the Spanish word "walnut trees". Walnut trees grew abundantly in the mountain pass between the city of Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico.

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The settling of Nogales: 1539
The founding of Nogales: 1880
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