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The Historic Center of Mexico City was built on the ancient lake of Mexico.

The Aztec Empire’s governing center, which still preserves the elements of the urban structure of the pre-Hispanic city, as in Xochimilco, where the Aztec-originated lake system survives.

For its historical and cultural value, for being an exceptional example of urban settlement, for having witnessed the fusion of two cultures, inscribed on the World Heritage List on 11 December 1987.

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The Historic Center of Mexico City is the heart of the city, being located in the center of political, economic, social and cultural power of the country is also the heart of Mexico.

For its historical and cultural value, for being an exceptional example of urban settlement, for having seen the fusion of two cultures in its buildings, houses, streets and cathedral.

COUNTRY: MÉXICO 
MUNICIPALITY: Ciudad de México
STATE: Distrito Federal
YEAR OF DECLARATION: 1987
TYPE: Cultural
SELECTION CRITERIA: (ii)(iii)(iv)(v)
Identification number: 412

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