City and Municipality
"City of Eternal Spring"
|• Municipal President||Cuauhtémoc Blanco|
|• Municipality||151.2 km2 (58.4 sq mi)|
|1,510 m (4,950 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|Postal code (of seat)|
|Website||(in Spanish) /Official site|
Cuernavaca (kweɾnaˈβaka (help·info); "near the woods", modern Nahuatl pronunciation (help·info)) is the capital and largest city of the state of Morelos in Mexico. It was established by the Olmec, "the mother culture" of Mesoamerica, approximately 3,200 years ago and is designated as the archaeological site of Gualupita I . The city is located south of Mexico City, from which it may be reached after a drive of approximately 1½ hours using the D-95 Freeway.
References[change | change source]
- Wright, Anthony (2009-04-17). "In Morelos, Cuernavaca springs eternal". MexConnect. Retrieved 2009-09-28.