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Skyline of Azcapotzalco
Azcapotzalco athin the Federal Destrict
Azcapotzalco athin the Federal Destrict
Coordinates: 19°28′58″N 99°11′00″W / 19.48278°N 99.18333°W / 19.48278; -99.18333
Kintra Mexico
Federal entity D.F.
Established 1928
Named for Auncient Tepanec ceety
Seat Av. Castilla Oriente s/n esq. 22 de Febrero
 • Jefe delegacional Enrique Vargas Anaya (PRD)
 • 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)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)
Postal codes 02000-02990
Aurie code(s) 55

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 centre o industrie. While no the maist socioeconomically marginalisit pairt o the ceety, it daes hae problems wi substaundart hoosin an creeme, especially in certaint auries alang wi pollution an traffeck.

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