Distrito Federal

Mexico City, the political, historical and cultural capital of the country, was founded in 1325 by the Mexicans and has been a gathering site for many cultures since then. Its Megalopolis status locates it as one of the most dynamic and large cities on the planet. It is one of the most diverse cultural conglomerates, legendary and modern, which fascinates and seduces all of its visitors. Its historical layers drape the city in Prehispanic buildings, colonial works of art and contemporary architecture. NATIONAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND HISTORY MUSEUM This great museum, considered one of the best in its category worldwide, exhibits the full extent of the arts and history of Mexico’s Prehispanic cultures, including Teotihuacan, Maya, Mexica, Olmeca, and Northern and Eastern cultures. This venue, located at Bosque de Chapultepec, was inaugurated in 1964. The first floor shows archeology halls that exhibit collections from extinct cultures. On the upper floor, ethnography halls display the traits of existing indigenous cultures. This museum has 44 thousand square meters of buildings a ... Read more >>

Land of a natural beauty beyond comparison, the region of Anahuac hypnotized whomever reached that valley that ...

The majority of the millions of people residing within the Federal District, 8.7 million to be precise, descen ...

It also exhibits the artistry of famous painters from the 60’s, such as Rufino Tamayo, Leonora Carrington and ...

Despite being the smallest state of the Federation in terms of territory, the Federal District contains the la ...

Located in the beautiful Valley of Mexico, the Federal District stands right in the center of the country, ext ...

Mexico City is the political and economic center of the country, one of the 10 most populated cities in the wo ...

Marcelo Ebrard Causabon was born on October 10, 1959 in Mexico City. He studied high school at Universidad l ...

Mexico City reports 8,7 million inhabitants according to recent statistics contained in the national census ca ...

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Main oil Fields
Oil industry in the world has changed dramatically in the last decade, and production has been affected by new technologies Read More>>

The Process to Obtain the Voter's Mexican Credential or IFE Credential
The Voter’s Mexican Credential or Federal Electoral Institute credential (IFE) is the most common document used as an ID in Mexico. This is based on electoral reforms that were Read More>>

The “Baluarte Bicentenario” Bridge in Mexico
The “Baluarte Bicentenario” Bridge (or Bicentennial Stronghold Bridge) is located in the mountainous area called "The Devil's Backbone" and is part of the works and memorials that Read More>>

The Monolith “Estela de Luz” in Mexico
The “Estela de Luz” (Stele of Light) Monolith is a monument created to commemorate the Bicentennial of the Independence of Mexico. This monument has been established as a Read More>>

Ricardo Legorreta-Vilchis, pioneer of the architecture in Mexico
Ricardo Legorreta Vilchis, who was an ensign and a great representative of the Mexican architecture worldwide, was born on May 7, 1931 in Mexico City and died on December Read More>>

The 5 safest cities in the country of Mexico
Several foreign and domestic agencies such as the International Living magazine, the Coparmex, ICESI, and the National Public Safety Secretariat, among Read More>>

The "Alhóndiga de Granaditas" in Guanajuato, Mexico
This historic building located in the city of Guanajuato, was built in 1797 with the purpose of serving as a grain storage for the people and took twelve years to be completed. It was built by Juan de Read More>>

The Wholesale Center Market (CEDA) in Mexico City
Located in Iztapalapa, close to subways Aculco and Apatlaco is the largest market in all Latin America (and the largest wholesale center of the continent). It is also the place where most of the Read More>>

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The War of Reform, History of Mexico

Mexico’s War of Reform, also known as the Three Year War, occurred from December 17, 1857 to January 1, 1861. This armed conflict
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5th of February, Commemoration of the Constitution’s Promulgation

The 1917 Constitution is the result of a long historical process that started even before the Mexican Revolution. The Political
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The Cristero War

The Cristero War is also known as Cristiada. It was an armed struggle between the Government and the Church from 1926 to 1929. If was fought
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Miguel Hidalgo, Mexican Independence

Miguel Hidalgo is one of the most recognized characters in the movement for Mexico’s Independence. His full name was Miguel Gregorio
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The Most Important Natural Disasters Occurred in Mexico

Climatic change is currently a recurrent topic. The phenomenon is the result of centuries of human activity, mainly the transformation and
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