Azcapotzalco

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Azcapotzalco
Delegación
Skyline of Azcapotzalco
Azcapotzalco athin the Federal Destrict
Azcapotzalco athin the Federal Destrict
Kintra Mexico
Federal entity D.F.
Established 1928
Named for Auncient Tepanec ceety
Seat Av. Castilla Oriente s/n esq. 22 de Febrero
Govrenment
 • Jefe delegacional Enrique Vargas Anaya (PRD)
Area[1]
 • Total 33.6 km2 (13.0 sq mi)
Population 2010 [2]
 • Tot 414,711
 • Density 12,000/km2 (32,000/sq mi)
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)
Postal codes 02000-02990
Aurie code(s) 55
Website www.azcapotzalco.gob.mx

Azcapotzalco (Clessical Nahuatl: Āzcapotzalco [aːskapoˈtsaɬko], frae Nahuatl Azcalli ant; Potzulli anthill; co place; leeterally, "In the place o the ant hills") is ane o the 16 delegaciones (burghs) intae which Mexico's Federal Destrict is dividit. Azcapotzalco is in the northwastren pairt o Mexico Ceety. The toun began in the pre Hispanic era an wis the seat o the Tepanec dominion til; the Aztec Triple Alliance owerthrew it. Efter that it wis a landwart fermin aurie becomin pairt o the Federal Destrict o Mexico Ceety in the mid 19t century. In the 20t century the aurie wis enguwfit bi the urban sprawl o Mexico Ceety. The day it is 100% urbanisit an is a center o industrie. While no the maist socioeconomically marginalisit pairt o the ceety, it does hae problems wi substaundart hoosin an creeme, especially in certain auries alang wi pollution an traffic.

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  1. "Delegación Azcapotzalco" (PDF) (in Spanish). Sistema de Información Económica, Geográfica y Estadística. Retrieved 2008-09-18.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. 2010 census tables: INEGI