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"Where the Sun spends the Winter"

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The population of El Centro is approximately 37,827 (1998), 42598 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,180 (1990), 13108 (2010).

The amount of land area in El Centro is 16.184 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.104 sq kilometers.
The distance from El Centro to Washington DC is 2287 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 523 miles. (as the crow flies)
El Centro is positioned 32.78 degrees north of the equator and 115.55 degrees west of the prime meridian.

El Centro elevation is -50 feet above sea level.
El Centro per capita income is $14,302.
The El Centro median home price is $125,000 .

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El Centro location: On Interstate 8 between Calexico and Brawley near the Mexican border. It is 10 miles north of Mexicali on the other side of the border and 60 miles west of Yuma, Arizona. Here is a map page for El Centro.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for El Centro is warm and dry. The number of days with sunshine are among the most in the country.
El Centro average annual rainfall is 3 inches per year
El Centro average temperature is (winter) 57, (summer) 107 degrees F.
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El Centro history:

Here is history page for El Centro.
The settling of El Centro: 1901
The incorporation date of El Centro: April 6, 1908

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El Centro attractions:

El Centro is the winter home for the famous Navy Blue Angels

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El Centro economy: The mainstays of the economy are the government and the wholesale/retail trade.

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