Miguel Hidalgo, D.F.


Miguel Hidalgo, D.F.
Miguel Hidalgo
Borough
Neighborhoods Polanco, Lomas de Chapultepec
Area 26.96 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population 372,889
Delegado Demetrio Sodi
Website: http://www.miguelhidalgo.gob.mx

Miguel Hidalgo is one of the 16 delegaciones (boroughs) into which Mexico's Federal District is divided. The borough includes some of the most affluent parts of Mexico City, such as Lomas de Chapultepec and Polanco. Its population at the 2010 census was 372,889 inhabitants, and it lies at an elevation of 2,270 m. above sea level.[1]

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Etymology

Miguel Hidalgo, D.F. was named in honor of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, who led the Mexican War of Independence.

Politics

In the July 2003 local election, Miguel Hidalgo was one of only two delegaciones to elect a borough mayor from the National Action Party (Fernando Aboitiz), Gabriela Cuevas was elected in 2006, and again in the 2009 local election, a National Action Party candidate (Demetrio Sodi) was elected as borough mayor beating his contrincate of Party of the Democratic Revolution, Ana Gabriela Guevara.

The Antara Polanco shopping center, one of the most exclusive in Mexico, is located in Miguel Hidalgo, D.F.

Many of Mexico City's landmarks are located in this district; Paseo de la Reforma, Chapultepec Park, Polanco neighborhood, National Museum of Anthropology, Chapultepec Zoo, and many more.

The Secretariat of National Defense has its headquarters in Lomas de Sotelo, Miguel Hidalgo.[2]

Economy

Polanco is a very popular neighborhood for multinational companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé and Diageo. Interjet has its headquarters in Lomas de Chapultepec, Miguel Hidalgo.[3]

References

  1. ^ 2010 census tables: INEGI
  2. ^ "Home." Secretariat of National Defense. Retrieved on February 15, 2011. "Blvd. Manuel Ávila Camacho S/N. Esq. Av. Ind. Mil., Col. Lomas de Sotelo; Deleg. Miguel Hidalgo, D.F. C.P. 11640."
  3. ^ "privacy." Interjet. Retrieved on November 4, 2010. "If you do not want your information to be shared with any third party or not to receive any information or required to clarify or modify the information provided, you have the right to send your written instructions/request to ABC Aerolíneas, SA de CV, residing at Prado Sur 230, First Floor, Colonia Lomas de Chapultepec, CP 11000, Mexico City, D.F. or via the email address or phone number provided on this page for user contact."

External links

Coordinates: 19°24′24″N 99°11′28″W / 19.40667°N 99.19111°W / 19.40667; -99.19111


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