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Mexico City, capital of Mexico

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The metropolis of the Aztecs in Latin America!

Mexico City is inland, in the southern area of ​​Mexico. The city was built on the ruins of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlán.

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Facts & Info Mexico City

coordinates Latitude: 19 ° 25'42 "N
Longitude: 99 ° 07'39 "W.
Continent North America
Land Mexico
location Inland
southern area of ​​Mexico
waters built on a drained lake
Sea level 2240 meters above the sea
Area 1485 km2
population City: approx. 9 million (Stand 2016)
Area: approx. 22 million (Stand 2021)
Population density City: approx. 6000 / km2(Stand 2016)
Language Spanish & 62 indigenous languages
City age Founded in 13.08.1521
Forerunner city of the Aztecs 1325
Landmark Palace of Fine Arts
Peculiarity UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987
The state of Mexico was named after the city, not the other way around.
Origin of name Mexitli = a god of war

Sightseeing & Attractions Mexico City

Sightseeing vacation recommendation travel experiences 10 things you can experience in Mexico City

  1. Start your tour at the Zócalo square in the historic center
  2. There, visit the great Metropolitana Cathedral, the murals of the National Palace and the remains of the Templo Mayor
  3. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the main artery, Paseo de la Reforma
  4. Discover a symbol of Mexico: the Palace of Fine Arts
  5. Stroll through Alameda Central or Chapultepec Park
  6. See the famous Aztec calendar and other historical treasures in the National Museum of Anthropology
  7. Treat yourself to the view from the Torre Latinoamericana skyscraper
  8. Eat typically Mexican at La Casa de Toño
  9. Ride colorful boats in the canal system of the Xochimilco district
  10. Take a trip to the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon in Teotihuacàn
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More information for your visit to Mexico City: Mexico City website

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