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Morelia
City
Cathedral of Morelia
Cathedral of Morelia
Country Mexico
State Michoacán
Municipality Morelia
Founded 1541
Municipal Status 1831
Founded by Antonio de Mendoza
Named for José María Morelos y Pavón
Elevation
1,921 m (6,302 ft)
Population
 (2010)Municipality
 • Total 729,757
 • Seat
597,897
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
58000
Area code(s) 443
Demonym Moreliano/a
Website http://www.morelia.gob.mx

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

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