Guanajuato is a Mexican federal state located in north-central Mexico. It borders the states of Zacatecas and San Luis Potosí to the north, Querétaro to the east, Michoacán to the south, and Jalisco to the west. Its capital is also named Guanajuato. Other important cities include León, Irapuato, and Celaya. Dolores Hidalgo and San Miguel de Allende are important towns for Mexican history, the latter being highly frequented by foreign tourists. The capital city of Guanajuato is also a well-known tourist destination but definitely worth a visit.