Linares is a municipality and a city of the state of Nuevo Leon in Mexico, recently named Magic Town. Located in the central part of the state, within the "Citrícola Region". Its current name comes from its old name of Villa de San Felipe de Linares, whose foundation was made on April 10,1712, in lands of Hualahuises. According to the results of the 2010 Population and Housing Census, carried out by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, the municipality has a total population of 78,669 inhabitants, of which 39,104 are men and 39,565 are women. The city of Linares is recognized worldwide for its cow milk and goat sweets, among which the famous "Glorias de Linares" stand out.