South-Central Mexico

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  South-Central Mexico.

The South-Central Mexico (Spanish: Centrosur de México) is a region of Mexico, formed by the states of Morelos and México; as well as Mexico City, federal district and capital of the country. It is located in the central plateau of Prehispanic Mexico in the area of Texcoco lake. Currently known as Valley of Mexico, formerly the most important settlement of the Aztecs, where they built the most powerful empire of Mesoamérica in less than a century, famous for its rituals and wealth. Their language, their legends and their art forms still having influence on Mexican culture. Today the South-Central Mexico is the most important political, economic and population area of the country.

Federal district[edit]

Entity Official Name Flag Area Population (2010)[1] Date of establishment
Ciudad de México Ciudad de Mexico Flag of Mexican Federal District.svg 0 1,485 km2
(573.4 sq mi)[2]
08,851,080 181912141824-11-18[3]


State Official Name

Estado Libre y Soberano de:

Flag Capital Largest city Area[4] Population (2010)[5] Order of Admission
to Federation
Date of Admission
to Federation
México México Flag of Mexico (state).png Toluca de Lerdo Ecatepec de Morelos 02235722,357 km2 (8,632 sq mi) 1517586215,175,862 011 181912141823-12-20[6]
Morelos Morelos Flag of Morelos.svg Cuernavaca Cuernavaca 0048934,893 km2 (1,889 sq mi) 017772271,777,227 2727 181912141869-04-17[7]

Major Cities[edit]

Major Cities of México
Toluca yunus.jpg
Toluca Ecatepec de Morelos
Major Cities of Morelos
Palacio de cortes.jpg Dist. Vial de Cuautla.jpg
Cuernavaca Cuautla

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