Mexico City

Mexico City , formerly known as the Federal District , footnote 1 is a Mexican federal entity 16 17 18 considered the capital of the country.19 It is located in the Valley of Mexico at an average altitude of 2240 meters. Mexico City has an area of 1495 square kilometers and is administratively divided into sixteen territorial demarcations . Its population is about 8.9 million inhabitants , however, when it is considered that the Metropolitan Area of Mexico20 sum a population of over 21 million, positioning it as one of the largest urban agglomerations in the world and the largest the Americas and the Spanish-speaking world.mexico-city-sightseeing-tour-in-mexico-city-136502