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Coyoacán, Mexico City
Alcaldía
Fountain depicting the drinking coyotes that gave the town its name at the Jardín Centenario
Fountain depicting the drinking coyotes that gave the town its name at the Jardín Centenario
Coyoacán within Mexico City (CDMX)
Coyoacán within Mexico City (CDMX)
Country  Mexico
Federal entity Mexico City
Established 1928
Named for Pre-Columbian city
Seat Jardín Hidalgo No. 1 Col. Villa Coyoacán, C.P. 04000
Area
 • Total 54.12 km2 (20.90 sq mi)
Elevation 2,256 m (7,402 ft)
Highest elevation
2,420 m (7,940 ft)
Population
2010
 • Total 620,416
 • Density 11,463.7/km2 (29,690.9/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)
Postal codes
04000–04980
Area code(s) 55
HDI (2010) Increase 0.932 Very High

Coyoacán ( KOY-oh-Ə-kahn,) is a municipality (alcaldía) of Mexico City. In 1928, the borough was created when the Federal District was divided into sixteen boroughs.

Coyoacán is a Sister City of Arlington County, Virginia, United States. It has also been a sister city of Clifden, County Galway, Ireland since 2012.

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