Mexico City is the capital city of Mexico, and the largest city in North America. The city is officially divided into 16 delegaciones which are in turn subdivided into colonias, of which there are around 250; however, it is better to think of the city in terms of districts to facilitate the visitor getting around.
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The old city center or Centro Historico of Mexico City, centered around the Plaza de la Constitucion, is an area clearly different from the rest of the city.
This relatively large area in the southwest of Mexico City has always been a counterculture hotbed.
Zona Rosa is a business and entertainment district located in a portion of Colonia Juárez, near the center of Mexico City.
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The Condesa and Roma 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.
Polanco refers to an area of Mexico City north of Chapultepec Park. This district is delimited by Paseo de la Reforma to the south, Boulevard Manuel Avila Camacho to the west, Avenida Ejercito Nacional to the north and Avenida Mariano Escobedo to the east.
Chapultepec is a district of Mexico City. "Chapultepec" means "Grasshopper Hill" in Nahuatl, the language of the "Aztecs".
Colonia del Valle is probably the most important colony in Mexico City. It is located in south central area of the city and is mainly inhabitated by high class.
Santa Fe is in the western area of Mexico City. It is the newest and most modern district of the city, as almost all of it has …
La Villa de Guadalupe is in the northern part of Mexico City, part of the delegación of Gustavo A.
Xochimilco is to the south of Mexico City, and gives a glimpse at the effects of rushed urbanization over the years.
Ciudad Satelite or simply "Satelite" is part of the metropolitan area of Mexico City.
Tlalpan and Pedregal is a district of Mexico City. Tlalpan comprises several small towns south of Mexico City, including Tlalpan itself, Chicalcoyotl, San Pedro Martir, San Andres Totoltepec, Xicalco and San Miguel Ajusco.
San Angel is a district south of Mexico City. Along Insurgentes Avenue, La Bombilla Stop.
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