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Mexico City (Mexico)

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    • Tenochtitlán (Mexico)
    • Temestitán (Mexico)
    • Temixtitan (Mexico)
    • Mexiko Stadt (Mexico)
    • Ciudad de México (Mexico)
    • City of Mexico (Mexico)
    • CDMX (Mexico)
    • メキシコシティー (Mexico)
    • Mekishikoshitī (Mexico)
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    • found: Temixtitan, 1984:t.p. (Temixtitan) p. 5 (el primero de una ciudad de América)
    • found: Umweltprobleme des Ballungsraums Mexiko Stadt unter ... 1985
    • found: Tensiones sociales en la frontera norte y la Ciudad de México, 1983.
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 19°26ʹ03ʺN 099°08ʹ19ʺW)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 9, 2012(Mexico City; Spanish: Ciudad de México, also known as México D.F., or simply D.F.; is the Federal District (Distrito Federal), capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole. Mexico City is the country's largest city as well as its most important political, cultural, educational and financial center. It is located in the Valley of Mexico (Valle de México), a large valley in the high plateaus at the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 metres (7,350 ft). The city consists of sixteen boroughs. The city was originally built on an island of Lake Texcoco by the Aztecs in 1325 as Tenochtitlan, which was almost completely destroyed in the 1521 siege of Tenochtitlan, and subsequently redesigned and rebuilt in accordance with the Spanish urban standards. In 1524, the municipality of Mexico City was established, known as México Tenochtitlán, and as of 1585 it was officially known as Ciudad de México)
    • found: GEOnet, viewed Oct. 17, 2016(Mexico City [conventional], Ciudad de México [approved], México [approved], PPLC and ADM1 in Mexico)
    • found: Mexico news daily (Website), viewed on Oct. 17, 2016(article "Federal District is now officially Mexico City"; article dated Jan. 30, 2016 says that yesterday President Nieto officially declared the creation of Mexico City as an "autonomous entity within Mexico")
    • found: Wikipedia, September 26, 2017(Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Spanish: Ciudad de México); abbreviated as CDMX)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, September 26, 2017(メキシコシティー = Mekishikoshitī) -
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    • 1980-04-28: new
    • 2017-09-27: revised
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