Mexico City

Mexico City is 's capital and the newest of the 32 states of Mexico. Prior to receiving statehood in 2016 it was also known as the Distrito Federal or D.F.
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The old city center or Histórico of Mexico City, around the Plaza de la Constitución, is an area clearly different from the rest of the city. Photo: Uwebart, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is to the south of Mexico City, and gives a glimpse at the effects of rushed urbanization over the years. Photo: Ymblanter, CC BY-SA 4.0.

This relatively large area in the southwest of Mexico City has always been a counterculture hotbed. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is one of the 16 administrative boroughs of Mexico City. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of , which is now Mexico City. Photo: GAED, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is a skyscraper in downtown Mexico City, situated in the . Photo: Thomas Ledl, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Monument to the Revolution is a landmark and monument commemorating the Mexican Revolution. is situated 2½ km west of Mexico City. Photo: Wikimedia, FAL.

The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven is the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.


is a district of Mexico City. "Chapultepec" means "Grasshopper Hill" in Nahuatl, the language of the "Aztecs". Photo: Ymblanter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The district of Mexico City 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. Photo: Payton Chung, CC BY 2.0.

is a business and entertainment district located in a portion of Colonia Juárez, near the center of Mexico City. Photo: Virtual Raider, CC BY 2.0.

refers to an area of Mexico City north of Park. Photo: Matthew Rutledge, CC BY 2.0.

Colonia is probably the most important colony in Mexico City. Photo: StellarD, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Desierto de los Leones National Park is located entirely within the limits of the Federal District; it stretches between and Álvaro Obregón boroughs. Photo: Rage against, CC BY-SA 3.0.

San Ángel is a colonia or neighborhood of Mexico City, located in the southwest in Álvaro Obregón borough. Photo: StellarD, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in the western area of Mexico City. It is the newest and most modern district of the… Photo: Serge Saint, CC BY 2.0.

is in the northern part of Mexico City, part of the delegación of Gustavo A. Photo: ProtoplasmaKid, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, or simply "Satelite", is part of the metropolitan area of Mexico City. Photo: iivangm, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a barrio located in Colonia Morelos in the Cuauhtémoc borough of Mexico City bordered by Avenida del Trabajo, Paseo de la Reforma, Eje 1 and Eje 2. Photo: A01168527, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is the largest apartment complex in Mexico, and second largest in North America, after New York's . is situated 2½ km north of Mexico City. Photo: Susleriel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , more commonly called the Multifamiliar Juárez, was a large apartment complex built on the southeast section of , Mexico City in the late 1940s and early 1950s. is situated 3½ km southwest of Mexico City.

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