Metro Villa de Cortés
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Overhead station sign and street beyond, 2008
Metro Villa de Cortés is a station on Line 2 of the Mexico City Metro system. It is located in the Benito Juárez borough of Mexico City, directly south of the city center on Calzada de Tlalpan. It is a surface station.
The station logo depicts a helmet of the type used by the Spanish conquerors (conquistadores) who, led by Hernán Cortés, invaded the Aztec empire in the 16th century. The name of this station comes from the area in which it is now located, which was known as the Villa de Cortés in colonial times. The metro station opened on August 1, 1970.
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- "Servicios.- Servicio de Transportes Eléctricos del D.F.: Línea: M LINEA M CIRCUITO VILLA DE CORTÉS" (in Spanish). Servicio de Transportes Eléctricos. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
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