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Zona Metropolitana de México
Greater Mexico City and Mexico City (Distrito Federal)

Greater Mexico City refers to the conurbation around Mexico City. The official name is Mexico City Metropolitan Area (Área Metropolitana de la Ciudad de México). It is made up of the Federal District itself and 41 surrounding municipalities of the states of Mexico and Hidalgo.

Components of the agglomeration

Mexico City Metropolitan Area

The Mexico City Metropolitan Area is defined to be integrated by:

The 16 boroughs (delegaciones) of the Federal District (Mexico City proper)
  • Azcapotzalco
  • Álvaro Obregón
  • Benito Juárez
  • Coyoacán
  • Cuajimalpa de Morelos
  • Cuauhtémoc
  • Gustavo A. Madero
  • Iztacalco
  • Iztapalapa
  • Magdalena Contreras
  • Miguel Hidalgo
  • Milpa Alta
  • Tláhuac
  • Tlalpan
  • Venustiano Carranza
  • Xochimilco
The 40 municipalities of the State of Mexico
  • Acolman
  • Atenco
  • Atizapán de Zaragoza
  • Chalco
  • Chiautla
  • Chicoloapan
  • Chiconcuac
  • Chimalhuacán
  • Coacalco de Berriozábal
  • Cocotitlán
  • Coyotepec
  • Cuautitlán
  • Cuautitlán Izcalli
  • Ecatepec de Morelos
  • Huehuetoca
  • Huixquilucan
  • Ixtapaluca
  • Jaltenco
  • La Paz
  • Melchor Ocampo
  • Naucalpan de Juárez
  • Nextlalplan
  • Nezahualcoyotl
  • Nicolás Romero
  • Papalotla
  • San Martín de las Pirámides
  • Tecámac
  • Temamatla
  • Teoloyucán
  • Teotihuacán
  • Tepetlaoxtoc
  • Tepotzotlán
  • Texcoco
  • Tezoyuca
  • Tlamanalco
  • Tlalnepantla de Baz
  • Tultepec
  • Tultitlán
  • Valle de Chalco Solidaridad
  • Zumpango
One conurbation municipality of the State of Hidalgo

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