Colonial Mexico

Guanajuato is the name of a state in Mexico, the state capital city, as well as a river in the area, the Guanajuato River.

San Miguel de Allende is the seat of the municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, a historic town founded in 1542 that has become an attractive tourist destination for wealthy Mexico City residents and has a large American and Canadian expatriate community composed primarily of retirees.