Mexico City

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Mexico City is 's capital. The city is built on the ruins of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan, and later came to be the capital of New Spain, which included much of North America.

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The old city center or Histórico of , around the Plaza de la Constitución, is an area clearly different from the rest of the city.

This relatively large area in the southwest of has always been a counterculture hotbed.

The district of is a residential and restaurant area on both sides of Insurgentes avenue between Viaducto Miguel Alemán in the south and Avenida Chapultepec in the north.

is a business and entertainment district located in a portion of Colonia Juárez, near the center of .


refers to an area of north of Park.

is a district of . "Chapultepec" means "Grasshopper Hill" in Nahuatl, the language of the "Aztecs".

and Pedregal is a district of . is the largest borough of Mexico City …

Colonia del Valle is probably the most important colony in .

is to the south of , and gives a glimpse at the effects of rushed urbanization over the years.

San Ángel is a district south of . Along Insurgentes Avenue, La Bombilla stop.

is in the western area of . It is the newest and most modern district of the …

is in the northern part of , part of the delegación of Gustavo A.

, or simply "Satelite", is part of the metropolitan area of .

Mexico City

  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 8,920,000
  • Abbreviation: CDMX
  • Latitude: 19.4326° or 19° 25' 57.4" north
  • Longitude: -99.1332° or 99° 7' 59.5" west
  • Elevation: 2247 meters (7372 feet)
  • Neighbors: and
  • GeoNames ID: 3527646

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