Villa de Guadalupe, Mexico City

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Villa Guadalupe)
Jump to: navigation, search

Colonia Villa de Guadalupe (also known as La Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo) is a former separate town, now a neighborhood in northern Mexico City which in 1531 was the site of the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the most renowned Marian apparition in the Americas. She can be venerated in the Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine, located in the villa (town).

The word Guadalupe comes from Spain, where it was originally the name of a river.

La Villa de Guadalupe is located in the Mexican Federal District within the borough of Gustavo A. Madero. The town was founded in 1563, it was chartered as the city of "Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo" in 1828.

The Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo which ended the Mexican-American War was signed here in 1848.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 19°29′08″N 99°07′00″W / 19.485633°N 99.116796°W / 19.485633; -99.116796