Cuautitlán Izcalli

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Cuautitlán Izcalli
Toun & Municipality
Cuautitlán Izcalli is located in Mexico
Cuautitlán Izcalli
Cuautitlán Izcalli
Coordinates: 19°38′46″N 99°12′41″W / 19.64611°N 99.21139°W / 19.64611; -99.21139
Country Banner o Mexico Mexico
State State of Mexico
Municipal Status 1861
Government
 • Municipal President Alejandra del Moral Vela (2009-2012)
Area
 • Municipality 109.9 km2 (42.4 sq mi)
Elevationof seat 2,260 m (7,410 ft)
Population (2005)Municipality
 • Municipality 498,021
 • Seat 477,872
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code (of seat) 54700
Website http://www.cizcalli.gob.mx

Cuautitlán Izcalli (Spainyie pronunciation: [kwautiˈtɬan isˈkaʎi]) is a ceety an municipality in State o Mexico, Mexico. The name comes frae Náhuatl an means 'your hoose atween the trees.' [1]

Ceety an municipal seat[eedit | eedit soorce]

By 2005 Mexican national intermediary (conteo) census figurs, the ceety o Cuautitlán Izcalli is the saxt-maist muckle in the state, wi its population o 477,872 dominatin a municipality o 498,021 fowk.[2]

Municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

As municipal seat, the ceety o Cuautitlán Izcalli haes govrenin jurisdiction ower the follaein commonties: Axotlán, Ej. Sta. Ma. Tianguistenco (Ej. el Rosario), Ejido de Guadalupe, El Cerrito, Las Tinajas, Los Ailes, an San Pablo de los Gallos

The seicont-lairgest commonty in the municipal aurie o 109.9 square kilometres (42.4 sq mi) is the toun o Huilango.

It is bordered bi the municipalities o Cuautitlán, Tultitlán, Tlalnepantla de Baz, Atizapán de Zaragoza, Nicolás Romero, Tepotzotlán and Teoloyucán.

Cuautitlán Izcalli municipality wis creatit in the 1970s, carvit maistly oot o Cuautitlán de Romero Rubio (nou simply 'Cuautitlán'). Oreeginally planned as the first sel-sufficient ceety in the neebourheid o Mexico Ceety, the ceety's design wis based on European an American ceeties an includit an industrial, a residential an several green auries. Efter the 1985 Mexico Ceety yirdquauk, housomeivver, the plans fell apairt due tae a lairge influx o fowk searchin for zones, such as Cuautitlán Izcalli, wi nae seismic danger.

Nouadays amaist 75% o the municipality's residents wirk in nearbi ceeties such as Satellite Ceety an Mexico Ceety, causin enormous congestion on the anerlie heichgate available, the Periférico.

Several shoppin maws hae opened in recent years, includin San Miguel, San Marcos, an Luna Parc, which compete wi Perinorte tae the sooth o the municipality. Thare is a Ford Motor Company plant, assemblin Fiestas (F-Series afore 2010),[3] an a Bacardi spirits factory.

Cuautitlán Izcalli is hame o the Centro Episcopal Mexicano visitit bi Pape John Paul II durin his 1991 visit tae the kintra. You can fynd the lairgest San Benedict's Abbey in Mexico an the seicont lairgest muisic auditorium, Teatro San Benito Abad, in the urban aurie o Mexico Ceety.

Juan Manuel Gliffard, who wis frae Cuautitlán, teuk pairt in the discussions leadin tae the Constitution o 1917, unner the rule o Venustiano Carranza. He wis exiled in 1923.

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