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Tourist and travel guide of Mexico City

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Mexico City, Federal District, or in abbreviated form Mexico City is the capital and seat of the federal powers Mexicanos. United States is a federal entity in Mexico is not part of the 31 Mexican states if not belonging to the Federation, which together make up the 32 states in the nation. Mexico City is the largest urban center in the country, and the main political, academic, economic, business, finance and tourism. Mexico City has a GDP of 470.000 billion, making it the eighth richest city in the world. In 2008, Mexico City contributed 21% of GDP together with its suburbs added 34% of total national GDP. Billed as a global city, Mexico City is one of the most important financial centers in North America and Latin America. Mexico City is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large basin on the high plateau of central Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters. The population of the capital is around 8 million inhabitants and covers an area of ​​1.485 square kilometers. According to the definition agreed by the federal and state capital, together with its suburbs (Zona Metropolitana del Valle de Mexico) account for more than 21 million inhabitants, making it the fifth largest urban agglomeration in the world and the largest in the Americas. The city was founded by the Aztecs in central Mexico Valley in 1325 with the name of Tenochtitlan. In 1521 the city was destroyed during the conquest of Mexico by the Spanish, to be resettled immediately rebuilt again from 1524, under Spanish rule. The Spanish called Mexico City and served as capital and political center, financial and administrative officer of all the possessions of the North American continent the Spanish colonial empire, including within its jurisdiction the Asian Philippines. Spanish rule over the city came to an end in 1821 with the entry of the army Trigarante the capital of New Spain, and consummated the independence of Mexico. In 1824 the Mexican federation is formed and created the Federal District around Mexico City to house the capital.

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