Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac

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Insurgentes Mixcoac
Augusto Rodin street with Universidad Panamericana to the right
Augusto Rodin street with Universidad Panamericana to the right
Location of Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac (in red) within Benito Juárez borough
Location of Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac (in red) within Benito Juárez borough
Country Mexico
City Mexico City
BoroughBenito Juárez
Postal code
03920

Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, or simply Insurgentes Mixcoac, is a neighborhood located in Benito Juárez, Mexico City.

Location[edit]

Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac is located in the Benito Juárez borough in southern Mexico City.

The neighborhood is bordered by:[1][2]

Trivia[edit]

The Augusto Rodin street was used as a location in the 1982 Costa-Gavras film Missing, that was shot through different locations of Mexico City, used to depict the post-1973 coup d'état Chile.

Education[edit]

Insurgentes Mixcoac is home to two private universities: Simón Bolívar University and Universidad Panamericana, the latter, alma mater to the current president of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto.

The neighborhood also has a secondary school: Escuela Secundaria Diurna No. 10 Leopoldo Ayala (Secondary School No. 10 Leopoldo Ayala).

Transportation[edit]

Public transportation[edit]

The area is served by the Mexico City Metro, Metrobús and EcoBici bikeshare. While it is not located in the neighborhood, Insurgentes Sur metro station is within walking distance.

Metro stations

Metrobús stations

  • MB line 1 icon.png Félix Cuevas
  • MB line 1 icon.png Río Churubusco

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