ⓘ Ensenada, Baja California
Ensenada is a coastal city in Mexico, the third-largest in Baja California. Lying 125 kilometres south of San Diego on the Baja California Peninsula, it is locally referred to as La Cenicienta del Pacifico, "The Cinderella of the Pacific".
One of the first settlements founded in California, Ensenada became a cruise ship, a space centre and starting point for a Valle de Guadalupe, the local wines of the region. He said that the first Vitis vinifera made it to the mission San Ignacio in 1703, when Jesuit Padre Juan de Ugarte planted the first vineyards.
Located on the coast of bahía de Todos Santos - an inlet of the Pacific ocean on the Peninsulas gold coast - the port of Ensenada is an important commercial, fishing and tourist port. The city is home to a naval base, a military base, and Ensenada airport, a military airfield.
Ensenada is the municipal seat and cultural and commercial center of the municipality of Ensenada, one of the five into which the state is divided. As of 2015, the municipality had a population of 519.813.
Ensenada relies on small mountain ranges. The proximity of the Pacific and a warm Mediterranean latitude create mild year-round climate. The rainy season in the winter is short and the area is prone to prolonged droughts that could threaten his crops of grapes. The national Park Constitution of 1857,is nearby, as well as the Sierra de Juarez and San Pedro martir national Park, which supports one of the best astronomical observatories in the country.
Ensenada is part of the creative cities network of UNESCO in 2015.