Puerto Vallarta is a city and one of the 125 municipalities of the state of Jalisco, Mexico.
In 2005, the municipality had an estimated population of 307,107 people, as well as five million tourists per year. Together with the municipality of Bahía de Banderas in the state of Nayarit, it forms the Metropolitan Zone of Puerto Vallarta being the second most populated of both states. Likewise, the municipality is one of those with the highest population growth in the state, even greater than the central municipalities.
It is the second most important economic zone in the state of Jalisco and the third most important port in Mexico. Currently, it is one of the most visited places in the country, mainly visited by adults and seniors in retirement meetings. His name is embodied in several popular songs.