Cadereyta Jiménez is one of the 51 municipalities that make up the Mexican state of Nuevo León, its capital city has the same name. It is part of the Metropolitan Area of Monterrey. It is located in the central part of the state at a height of 360 meters above sea level. Its limits are to the south with Allende and Montemorelos, to the east with General Terán and Los Ramones and to the west with Ciudad Benito Juárez. Cadereyta is 39 km from Monterrey.