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Known throughout Mexico as a vibrant, color-splashed college town with a rich silver mining history, the city of Guanajuato attracts many expats who are interested in culture and fall in love with the city’s dramatic setting and colonial past.

The University of Guanajuato is the center of many of the city’s cultural activities. With over 17,000 students – about 10 percent of Guanajuato’s residents – the university keeps things lively throughout the year.

The largest producer of silver in the world during the Spanish colonial period, Guanajuato now is the capital of the state of Guanajuato and a bustling university town of over 175,000 people.
 

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