Morelia

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Morelia
Cathedral of Morelia
CountryMexico
StateMichoacán
MunicipalityMorelia
Founded1541
Municipal Status1831
Founded byAntonio de Mendoza
Named forJosé María Morelos y Pavón
Government
 • Municipal PresidentWilfrido Lázaro Medina [1]
Elevation
1,921 m (6,302 ft)
Population
(2010)Municipality
 • Total729,757
 • Seat
597,897
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
58000
Area code(s)443
DemonymMoreliano/a
Websitehttp://www.morelia.gob.mx

Morelia is a city and municipality in north central Michoacán in central Mexico.[2] The city is in the Guayangareo Valley and is the capital of the state.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arranca Sesion Solemne para uncion de Wilfrido Lazaro" (in Spanish). 2012-08-15. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  2. Sanchez Reyna, Ramon (2008). Michoacán:Morelia, Pátzcuaro, Cuitzeo, Zamora, Uruapan, Otros (in Spanish). Mexico City: Grupo Azabache,S.A. de C.V. pp. 20–28. ISBN 978-607-7568-08-7.