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Cholula, Puebla, Mexico
|Title||Cholula, Puebla, Mexico|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Keywords||Ancient America; Mesoamerica|
|GPS Coordinates|| |
19.03.29 N, 98.18.06 W
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Cholula, one of Mexico's Magic Towns, is a wonderful city that combines history, magic, tradition, religion and archaeology. It is regarded as the oldest living city in America, its founding dates back to 500 BC and stands out as having the world's largest pyramid in base, and one of the largest portals in Latin America. The Legend says that Cholula had 365 churches. Located in the center-west state of Puebla at an altitude of an average of 2200 meters above sea level. It has an area of 111.03 km2 and has a population of approximately 200,000 inhabitants.
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