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  • Malinalco

    Malinalco (Spanish   ) is a town and municipality located 65 kilometers south of the city of Toluca in the south of the western portion of the State of Mexico.

  • Falcon International Reservoir

    Falcon International Reservoir (Spanish: Embalse Internacional Falcón), commonly called Falcon Lake, is a reservoir on the Rio Grande 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Laredo, Texas, United States, and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The huge lake is …

  • Chapala

    Chapala  tʃa'pala is a city and municipality in the central Mexican state of Jalisco, located on the north shore of Lake Chapala, Mexico's largest freshwater lake.

  • Yanga, Veracruz

    Yanga is a municipality located in the southern area of the State of Veracruz, Mexico, about 80 km from the state capital of Xalapa. It was formerly known as San Lorenzo de los Negros (after a colony of cimarrons in the early 17th century) or San Lo…

  • Tuxpan

    Tuxpan (or Túxpam, fully Túxpam de Rodríguez Cano) is both a municipality and city located in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The population of the city was 78,523 and of the municipality was 134,394 inhabitants, according to the INEGI census of 2005…

  • Tonalá, Jalisco

    Tonalá (Spanish pronunciation: [tonaˈla]) is a city and municipality within the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area in the state of Jalisco in Mexico.

  • Puebla Cathedral

    Puebla Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Puebla, in Puebla, Mexico. It is a colonial cathedral, and is the see of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Puebla de los Angeles. The cathedral's bishop is Víctor Sánchez Espinosa.

  • Palacio de Lecumberri

    The Palacio de Lecumberri is a large building, formerly a prison, in the northeast of Mexico City, Mexico, which now houses the General National Archive (Archivo General de la Nación).

  • Large Millimeter Telescope

    The Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT) (Spanish: Gran Telescopio Milimétrico, or GTM) was inaugurated in Mexico on 22 November 2006. It is the world's largest single-aperture telescope in its frequency range, built for observing radio waves in the wav…

  • Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala

    Tlaxcala, officially Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl (Spanish  [tla(k)sˈkala] , Nahuatl: Tlaxcallān Xīcohtēncatl /tɬaʃˈkalːaːn ʃiːkoʔˈteːŋkatɬ/), is the capital city of the Mexican state of Tlaxcala and seat of the municipality of the same name. The city d…

  • Secretariat of National Defense (Mexico)

    The Mexican Secretariat of National Defense (Spanish: Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional, SEDENA) is the government department responsible for managing Mexico's Army and Air Forces. Its head is the Secretary of National Defense who, like the co-equal…

  • New River (Mexico–United States)

    The New River (Río Nuevo in Spanish) flows north from near Cerro Prieto, through the city of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, into the United States through the city of Calexico, California, towards the Salton Sea. The river channel has existed si…

  • National Auditorium

    Auditorio Nacional (Spanish: 'National Auditorium') is an entertainment center at Paseo de la Reforma #50, Chapultepec in Mexico City right in front of the Polanco hotel zone next to Campo Marte.

  • Cuautla, Morelos

    Cuautla (Nahuatl pronunciation: /ˈkʷaʍt͡ɬa/, meaning "where the eagles roam"), officially La heroica e histórica Cuautla, Morelos (The Heroic and Historic Cuautla, Morelos) or H. H. Cuautla, Morelos, is a city and municipality in the Mexican state o…

  • Cuatro Ciénegas

    Cuatro Ciénegas is a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. It stands at (26°59′N102°03′W), at an average elevation of 740 metres (2,430 ft) above sea level.

  • Chacchoben

    Chacchoben (chak-CHO-ben; Maya for "the place of red corn") is the name of a Mayan ruin approximately 110 mi (177 km) south of Tulum and 7 mi (11 km) from the village from which it derives its name.

  • Álamos

    The town and municipality of Álamos (Spanish  [a'lamos] is located in the Mexican state of Sonora, in Northwestern Mexico.

  • Tula de Allende

    Tula de Allende is a town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo in central-eastern Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 305.8 km² (118.07 sq mi), and as of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 103,919. The municipality includ…

  • Tres Zapotes

    Tres Zapotes is a Mesoamerican archaeological site located in the south-central Gulf Lowlands of Mexico in the Papaloapan River plain.

  • Tlalpan

    Tlalpan is one of the 16 administrative boroughs (called “delegaciones” in Spanish) of the Federal District of Mexico City. It is the largest borough, with over eighty percent under conservation as forest and other ecologically sensitive area. The r…

  • Salina Cruz

    Salina Cruz is a major seaport on the Pacific coast of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It is the state's third-largest city and is municipal seat of the municipality of the same name. It is part of the Tehuantepec District in the west of the Istmo Regi…

  • Instituto Politécnico Nacional

    The Instituto Politécnico Nacional (Spanish for National Polytechnic Institute) (IPN) is one of the largest public universities in Mexico with 171,581 students at the high school, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

  • Mulegé

    Mulegé is an oasis town in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, situated at the mouth of the Río de Santa Rosalía. It is the fourth-largest community in Mulegé Municipality.

  • Monterrey Arena

    Arena Monterrey is an indoor arena in Monterrey, Mexico. It is primarily used for concerts, shows and indoor sports like indoor soccer or basketball.

  • Italy v West Germany (1970 FIFA World Cup)

    The semi-final of the 1970 FIFA World Cup between Italy and West Germany is known as the "Game of the Century" (Spanish: Partido del Siglo; Italian: Partita del Secolo; German: Jahrhundertspiel). It was played on 17 June 1970 at the Estadio Azteca i…

  • Grijalva River

    Grijalva River, formerly known as Tabasco River. (Spanish: Río Grijalva, known locally also as Río Chiapa and Mezcalapa river) is a 480 km long river in southeastern Mexico. It is named after Juan de Grijalva who visited the area in 1518. The river …

  • Estadio Corregidora

    Estadio Corregidora is a stadium in Querétaro, Mexico. Named for Mexican War of Independence heroine Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez ("La Corregidora"), it has a capacity of 35,575 and is located on the outskirts of the city of Querétaro, 211 kilometres (…