Ajijic (Spanish pronunciation: [axiˈxik] (About this sound listen)) is a town about 3 miles (4.8 km) from the town of Chapala, part of the municipality also called Chapala, in the State of Jalisco, Mexico. Situated on the north shore of Lake Chapala, surrounded by mountains, Ajijic enjoys a moderate climate year-round. The population is around 15,000.[1]