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    Posted April 19, 2010 by
    MEXICO ,DF, Mexico

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    Tenochtitlan  'Lugar de pencas de nopal'  fue la capital del estado mexicano,también conocido como El  imperio  azteca.

    Estas   ruinas  estan   hubicadas  en  la  rl  propio   DF  de  la   ciudad  de   mexico   su  mantenimiento  es   basicamente    por  la   cantidad   de    turistas  que  llegan  a  diario,aunque    no  esta   conservada  en  su  totalidad   ,sirve  para  los  mexicanos  como  un   bello  recuerdo  de  sus  ancestros.



    The Aztecs built their capital city, called Tenochtitlan, in the center of enormous Lake Texcoco.  The Aztecs believed they were the “chosen people” of Huitzilopochtli and did everything that he desired of them. "During the fourteenth century, Huitzilopochtli told the Aztec chieftain that their new homeland would be on the island in Lake  Toxcoco, and when they reached the island they were to look for an eagle eating a  snake perched on a cactus growing from a rock or cave surrounded by water.   This would be the location where they were to build their city and honor him.[i]”  They found this location and began to build their city around the year 1325 AD.

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