Monterrey is a metropolitan area in Mexico
Inhabitants: 4,000,000 (World Rank 84)
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Monterrey IPA: [ˌmontɛˈrei] (Spanish: Monterrey (help·info)) is the capital city of the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo León and a municipality of the same name. Also known as "Sultana del Norte" (Lady of the North), the city is a modern industrial and business center. The city proper has population of 1.1 million, even though the metropolitan area of Monterrey has a population of 3.8 million. The city is named after the Countess of Monterrei (a city in Galicia, Spain) wife of the Viceroy of New Spain Gaspar de Zúñiga y Acevedo, Count of Monterrey.