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Manzanillo is a cityin the Mexican state of Colima. The city, located on the Pacific Ocean and is part of the Mexican Riviera, contains Mexico's busiest port that is responsible for handling cargo for the Mexico City area. Manzanillo was the third port created by the Spanish in the Pacific during the New Spain period. It is the largest municipality within the business sector and tourism of the state of Colima.

The city is known as the Sailfish Capital of the World and has hosted important national and international fishing competitions since 1957, such as the Dorsey Tournament, making it a very attractive fishing destination. Manzanillo has become one of the country's most important tourist resorts, and its excellent hotels and restaurants continue to meet the demands of both national and international tourism.

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Manzanillo is also site of a competition on the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix and site of one of the famous scenes with Bo Derek in the 1979 hit movie 10.


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