Delicias Travel Guide

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Delicias is one of the largest cities in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. It is located at the central area of the state. Delicias has a semi-arid climate. It has a mean temperature of 18.6º C from its normal temperature range of -6º C to 42º C.

The name of the city of “Delicias” came from the old Delicias Property, which produced cotton and vineyards lucratively. The municipality was founded on January 7, 1935 after the constitution of the Irrigation System in 1932. It was only in October 29, 1960, however, that it was declared as a city by the state Congress. To date, it bags the title as the youngest city in all of Mexico. The motto of the city is: Work, Loyalty and Certainty. The motto may also be found embedded on the official seal of the city. Delicias is the agricultural capital of the state of Chihuahua, with lots of farming crops surrounding the city.

Delicias is also a tourist magnet. There are a number of museums in Delicias among which are the Museum of Paleontology and the Museum of the Chihuahuan Desert with an interesting collection of fossils. Other delights the city has to offer are swimming pool parks, resorts and other recreational venues. The "Las Virgenes" dam is located about 10 miles west from the city and it is a common weekend destination for boat tours or fish dinner. Among the festivities are the feast of the anniversary of the city on April each year. Other attractions also involve the Expo Delicias, which takes place from 18th of July to the 3rd of August.