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Rio Bravo in Tamaulipas (region) with it's 85,481 inhabitants is a city in Mexico - about 457 mi (or 736 km) North of Mexico City, the country's capital.

Local time in Rio Bravo is now 04:47 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "America / Monterrey" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these bigger locations might be interesting for you: Veracruz, Santo Domingo, Santa Elena, San Miguel, San Isidro de Abajo or San Antonio. When in this area, you might want to check out Santa Ana, San Fernandeno, Rio Bravo, Retamal, Pena Flor and El Ebano as well. We know of 5 airports close to Rio Bravo. The clostest airport we know of is General Lucio Blanco International Airport (IATA: REX) with a distance of 8 mi (or 13.2 km) West of the city centre of Rio Bravo.

To view way more photos of of this place and the area check out our Rio Bravo photo gallery. It has recently been updated.

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Location insights

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1030 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds
Scattered clouds

Thursday, May 5th 2016

Clear sky Day: 30°C (85 °F)
Night: 19°C (65 °F)
Clear sky, light breeze.

Friday, May 6th 2016

Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, May 7th 2016

Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.

Map of local sightseeing hints

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Río Bravo, Tamaulipas

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
More reading: Río Bravo, Tamaulipas homepage

Río Bravo, formally Ciudad Río Bravo, is a city in the northern part of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. It is the municipal seat of Río Bravo Municipality. The city lies east of Reynosa and just south of the Río Bravo del Norte, and was also named after it. Across the Donna – Río Bravo International Bridge on the Mexico–United States border lies Scissors, and Donna, Texas on FM 493. The municipality stretches southward into less densely populated territory and is slowly becoming a large and popular industrial center conveniently located right next to the booming "Maquiladora" centers in Reynosa and Matamoros. At the census of 2010, the city reported a population of 95,647, the eighth largest city in the state, following Reynosa, Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, Ciudad Victoria, Tampico, Madero, and Miramar. The corresponding municipality had a population of 118,259, and an areal extent of 1,562.94 km . The next largest community is Nuevo Progreso, in the northeastern part of the municipality, on the Río Grande.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Mexico–United States border towns
  • Populated places in Tamaulipas

Donna Texas Port of Entry

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
More reading: Donna Texas Port of Entry homepage

The Donna Texas Port of Entry is located at the Alliance International Bridge. The bridge opened in 2010 to passenger vehicles only. While there are plans to open the bridge to commercial truck traffic, a date has not yet been set for that to begin.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Mexico–United States border crossings

KFXV-LD

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: KFXV-LD homepage

KFXV-LD channel 67 is a low-powered Fox-affiliated station in McAllen, Texas, owned by Entravision Communications. Former station XHRIO-TV served as the primary affilitation until 2012, when that station became an affiliate of MundoFox, with KFXV, which was a translator of XHRIO back in 2011, assumed the affiliation officially. KFXV can be seen on Time Warner Cable channel 6 and digital high definition channel 870. It can also be seen on Dish Network and DirecTV channel 2, hence the station's primary branding. When XHRIO assumed the MundoFox affiliation, the two feeds mentioned transitioned as KFXV feeds. KFXV-LD holds an affiliation with The CW Television Network on its second subchannel, branded as the Rio Grande Valley's CW 21; the "21" refers to the subchannel's position on Time Warner Cable. It originally served as the station's primary affiliation from 2007-2011. KFXV-LD carries the full Fox schedule, along with MyNetworkTV programming during the nighttime hours, starting at 10 p.m. Because KFXV-LD is a low-power station, it was not required to shut off its analog signal.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Channel 2 branded TV stations in the United States
  • Channel 20 digital TV stations in the United States
  • Channel 21 branded TV stations in the United States
  • Channel 67 low-power TV stations in the United States
  • Channel 67 virtual TV stations in the United States
  • Fox network affiliates
  • Harlingen, Texas
  • Media in McAllen, Texas
  • Television stations in Texas

KTFV-CD

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

KTFV-CD, branded as UniMás McAllen, is a low-power television station in McAllen, Texas, broadcasting locally as an affiliate of the UniMás network on channel 32.1. It was previously an affiliate of the Telefutura network up until it's nationwide rebranding in 2013. KTFV-CD programming can also be seen on the digital signal of KNVO channel 48.2. Before becoming the primary UniMás affiliate, KTFV was a translator of sister station KXFX-CA alongside KCWT-CA

This attraction is classified as:

  • Channel 32 low-power TV stations in the United States
  • Media in McAllen, Texas
  • Television stations in Texas
  • UniMás network affiliates

KNVO (TV)

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: KNVO (TV) homepage

KNVO, branded as Noticias 48, is a Spanish-language television station in McAllen, Texas, broadcasting locally on digital channel 49 (virtual channel 48) as an affiliate of Univisión. Founded March 17, 1989, the station is owned by Entravision. On September 27, 2010, KNVO started broadcasting Local News in High Definition, Along with the switch came New HD Graphics and a refreshed set.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Channel 48 virtual TV stations in the United States
  • Channel 49 digital TV stations in the United States
  • Media in McAllen, Texas
  • Television channels and stations established in 1992
  • Television stations in Texas
  • Univision network affiliates

KVLY (FM)

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: KVLY (FM) homepage

KVLY is a radio station broadcasting a CHR format. Licensed to Edinburg, Texas, USA, the station serves the Rio Grande Valley area. The station is currently owned by Entravision Holdings, LLC.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Contemporary hit radio stations in the United States
  • Edinburg, Texas
  • Radio stations in Texas

General Lucio Blanco International Airport

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

General Lucio Blanco International Airport is an international airport located at Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, near the U.S. -Mexico border. It handles national and international air traffic for the city of Reynosa. In 2011, Reynosa airport handled 216,599 passengers, and in 2012 it handled 302,934 passengers. The airport is named in honor of General Lucio Blanco, a major figure of the Mexican Revolution of 1910 to 1920.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Airports in Mexico
  • Airports in Tamaulipas

Mainero, Tamaulipas

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
More reading: Mainero, Tamaulipas homepage

Mainero is a municipality located in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Municipalities of Tamaulipas
  • Populated places in Tamaulipas

Pharr Texas Port of Entry

Located at 25.98, -98.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
More reading: Pharr Texas Port of Entry homepage

Pharr Texas Port of Entry 300px Pharr Texas Border Inspection Station Location Country United States Location 9901 S. Cage Boulevard, Pharr, TX 78577 Coordinates coord}}{{#coordinates:26.088436|-98.200859|region:US_type:landmark name= }} Details Opened 1994 Phone (956) 283-2000 Hours 6:00 AM - Midnight Exit Port Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico Statistics 2005 Cars 1,800,000 2005 Trucks 480,000 Pedestrians 46,000 Websitehttp://www. cbp. gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/contacts/ports/tx/2305. xml The Pharr Texas Port of Entry is located at the Pharr–Reynosa International Bridge. The tolling operation on the US side of the bridge is operated by the city of Pharr, TX. The bridge opened in 1994, and since 1996, northbound trucks from Reynosa have not been to permitted to cross at the Hidalgo Texas Port of Entry. This has made Pharr a major commercial port of entry.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Mexico–United States border crossings
  • Pharr, Texas

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Hotels & Hostels: Places to stay

See the Rio Bravo hotels overview to get more hotels for this place. Or directly pick one of these popular hotels below to learn more about it.

Embassy Suites McAllen****

Embassy Suites McAllen

Very close

< 16 mi.
Upper Class Hotel
Address: 1800 South 2nd, 78503-1289 McAllen

We would like to warmly welcome you to the Embassy Suites McAllen. You can leave your automobile free of charge in one of the hotel's own parking spots during your trip. A free shuttle is provided...

Holiday Inn Mcallen-Civic Center

Holiday Inn Mcallen-Civic Center

Very close

< 16 mi.

Address: 200 W Expressway 83, 78501 McAllen

Our whole staff would like to happily welcome you to the Holiday Inn Mcallen-Civic Center. Relax in the hotel's own sauna. ...

Posada Ana Inn

Posada Ana Inn

Very close

< 16 mi.

Address: 620 West Expressway 83, 78501 McAllen

In the name of our whole crew, we welcome you cordially to the Posada Ana Inn. There are ample parking spots available to hotel guests. Your domestic pets can stay in the well-appointed hotel...

Drury Inn McAllen

Drury Inn McAllen

< 16 mi.

Address: 612 West Expressway 83, 78501 McAllen

In the name of our entire team, we welcome you warmly to the Drury Inn McAllen. Use the hotel's cost-free car park from the moment you arrive. If you need to work during your trip, you are welcome...

Courtyard McAllen Airport***

Courtyard McAllen Airport

< 16 mi.
Middle Class Hotel
Address: 2131 South 10th Street, 78503 McAllen

Our whole crew would like to gladly welcome you to the Courtyard McAllen Airport. The Marriott International family would like to welcome you to the Courtyard McAllen Airport! For guests of...

Best Western Rose Garden Inn & Suites***

Best Western Rose Garden Inn & Suites

< 16 mi.
Middle Class Hotel
Address: 300 E Expressway 83, 78503 McAllen

We would like to warmly welcome you to the Best Western Rose Garden Inn & Suites. When you stay at a hotel that is a part of the Best Western Hotels family you can be sure that all of your needs...

Hotel information is provided by hotel.de

Videos from the area

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Casa de la cultura de la ciudad de Rio Bravo Tamaulipas - parte 1

published: July 18, 2009 length: 22:15 min
views: 0 rating:
author: RioBravoS Mx

Aqui subiendoles los videos que grabe de la Casa de la Cultura de nuestro Rio Bravo, esta dividido en 3 partes por lo que chequen bien en YouTubre.com/RioBravoSK y los invito a que sigan

Casa de la cultura de la ciudad de Rio Bravo Tamaulipas - parte 3

published: July 19, 2009 length: 02:10 min
views: 0 rating:
author: RioBravoS Mx

Aqui subiendoles los videos que grabe de la Casa de la Cultura de nuestro Rio Bravo, esta dividido en 3 partes por lo que chequen bien en YouTubre.com/RioBravoSK y los invito a que sigan

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