Puebla, Puebla

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Puebla de Zaragoza

Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza
Toun & Municipality
Coat of airms o Puebla de Zaragoza
Coat airms
The Reliquary o Americae, the Ceety o Angels, The Angelópolis
Location o Puebla athin the state
Location o Puebla athin the state
Location o the state athin Mexico
Location o the state athin Mexico
Puebla de Zaragoza is located in Mexico
Puebla de Zaragoza
Puebla de Zaragoza
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°02′43″N 98°11′51″W / 19.04528°N 98.19750°W / 19.04528; -98.19750Coordinates: 19°02′43″N 98°11′51″W / 19.04528°N 98.19750°W / 19.04528; -98.19750
Municipal Status1821
 • Municipal PresesEduardo Rivera Pérez PAN
 • Municipality534.32 km2 (206.30 sq mi)
of seat
2135 m (7,005 ft)
 • Municipality1,539,819
 • Metro
 • Demonym
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code (of seat)
Area code(s)222
ISO 3166 codeMX-PUE
GDP1.527 billion pesos[1]
Website(in Spaingie) Official site
Historic Dountoun o Puebla
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
CriteriaCultural: ii, iv
Inscription1987 (11t Session)

The ceety an municipality o Puebla (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈpweβla]) is the caipital o the state o Puebla, an ane o the five maist important colonial ceeties in Mexico. It is locatit tae the east o Mexico Ceety an wast o the port o Veracruz, on the main route atween the twa. The ceety wis foondit in 1531 in an aurie cawed Cuetlaxcoapan which means “where serpents change their skin.” This valley wis no populatit in the 16t century as in the pre-Hispanic period, this aurie wis primarily uised tae the “Flouer Wars” atween a number o populations. Due tae its history an airchitectural styles rangin frae Renaissance tae Mexican Baroque, the ceety wis named a Warld Heritage Steid in 1987. The ceety is an aa famous for mole poblano, chiles en nogada an Talavera pottery. Housomeivver, maist o its economy is based on industry.

Twin touns - sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Puebla is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Puebla City". 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2010.