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Mexico is named after the Aztec Tribe called “Mexica”.

Mexico comes from the words “Maxtli” ( moon or goddess ) and “Xietli” ( navel or centre ), because of which the name is interpreted as “The one who is in the centre of the moon” or “On the centre of the Meztli Lagoon”.

 

Surrounding States: 

N – Queretaro and Hidalgo

E – HidalgoTlaxcalaPuebla, Federal District and Morelos

S – Morelos, Federal District, Morelos and Guerrero

W – Federal District, Guerrero, Michoacan and Queretaro

 

Created:  December 21, 1823                Location of State of Mexico

State Capital: 

Toluca     1823 – present

 

Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Toluca

 

Location:  P

Built:  1

Style:  Spanish Colonial

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unkown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

Legislative Palace (Palacio Legislativo) – Toluca

 

 

Location:  B

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

Justice Palace (Palacio de Justicia) – Toluca

 

 

Location:  B

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

 

Government Palace

 

 

Legislative Palace

 

 

 

 

Justice Palace

 

 

Photos taken 2004