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About Puebla

Puebla is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is located in East-Central Mexico. It is divided in 217 municipalities and its capital city is Puebla. the state is home to the China Poblana, mole poblano, active literary and arts scenes and festivals such as Cinco de Mayo, Ritual of Quetzalcoatl, Day of the Dead celebrations and Carnival.

Puebla, which was founded ex nihilo in 1531, is situated about 100 km east of Mexico City, at the foot of the Popocatepetl volcano. It has preserved its great religious structures such as the 16th–17th-century cathedral and fine buildings like the old archbishop's palace, as well as a host of houses with walls covered in tiles (azulejos).

La Malinche National Park

La Malinche National Park is located in the states of Puebla and Tlaxcala in Central Mexico. The La Malinche—Matlalcueitl volcano, part of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, is within the park. The volcano has an elevation of 4,462 metres (14,639 ft) above sea level. The volcano's slope is gentle, and its vicinity to Mexico City makes it a popular weekend destination.

The park is east of Mexico City, and about 44 kilometres (27 mi) from the capital city of Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala. The "Centro Vacacional IMSS La Malintzi" on the volcano has 40 cabins, a camping area and some recreational facilities. It is frequently used by mountaineers for training and altitude acclimatization before climbing the higher volcanos in the region.

Cuetzalan

Cuetzalan is a small town set high in the hills in the north of the Mexican state of Puebla. The town itself is characterized by sloping cobbled streets and numerous rustic buildings. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Cuetzalan del Progreso.

The town center is composed largely of handicraft markets as well as numerous stalls selling every-day necessities. As a tourist attraction, the town also has a few bars, restaurants and nightclubs. One of the main attractions of the town is La Cascada de las Brisas, a waterfall located within the jungle surrounding the town. There are countless other waterfalls in the jungle and coffee plantations surrounding the town.The town also boasts other attractions such as its large network of caves.

Uriarte Talavera

Uriarte Talavera is a traditional Talavera enterprise in the city of Puebla, Mexico. It was begun as a family workshop by Dimas Uriarte.

Uriarte is one of the oldest producers of Talavera pottery in Mexico. This is a kind of majolica, named after the city of Talavera de la Reina which had developed in Spain from Arab and Chinese origins and brought to Mexico after the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. While majolica was made in a number of places in Mexico, it became highly refined in the Puebla city area.

Uriarte makes about 20,000 pieces a month on average, with about half of the production exported to the United States, France, Italy, Egypt, Australia, Chile and other countries.

Cantona

Cantona is a Mesoamerican archaeological site in Mexico which is located in the state of  Puebla. It was a fortified city with a high urbanization level at prehispanic times, probably founded by Olmec-Xicalanca groups towards the late Classical Period.

 spectacular mesoamerican archaeological site, the largest prehispanic city yet discovered in Mesoamerica. The site comprises a road network with over 500 cobblestone causeways, more than 3,000 individual patios, residences, 24 ball courts and an elaborate acropolis with multiple ceremonial buildings and temples.

Regions of Mexico

Aguascalientes Baja California Baja California Sur Campeche
Chiapas Chihuahua Coahuila Colima
Distrito Federal Durango Guanajuato Guerrero
Hidalgo Jalisco Mexico

Michoacan

Morelos Nayarit Nuevo Leon Oaxaca
Puebla Queretaro de Arteaga Quintana Roo San Luis Potosi
Sinaloa Sonora Tabasco Tamaulipas
Tlaxcala Veracruz Yucatan Zacatecas

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