Colima is a Mexican city, capital of the state of Colima, the most populated city and most populated municipality of the state, one of the cities with the best quality of life in the country and the head of the homonymous municipality. The city of Colima has a population of 150,673 inhabitants. Together with the municipalities of Comala, Coquimatlán, Cuauhtémoc and Villa de Álvarez, they constitute the Metropolitan Area of Colima - Villa de Álvarez with a total of 354,832 inhabitants. For its great culture that has five centuries visible in folklore, customs, gastronomy and traditions has been named American Capital of Culture in 2014. It is also the third oldest city in Mexico, being founded on January 20,1523.