Cuernavaca facts for kids
|City and Municipality|
|Nickname(s): "City of Eternal Spring"|
|• Municipality||151.2 km2 (58.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation (of seat)||1,510 m (4,950 ft)|
|Population (2005) Municipality|
|Time zone||CST (UTC−6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC−5)|
|Postal code (of seat)||62000|
|Website||(in Spanish) /Official site|
Cuernavaca (; "near the woods", ) 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.
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