Metropolitan area of Puebla

Puebla-Tlaxcala Metropolitan Area
Map of Puebla Metropolitan Area

Common name: Puebla Metropolitan Area
Largest city Puebla
Other cities  - Amozoc
 - Coronango
 - Cuautlancingo
 - San Pedro Cholula
 -San Andrés Cholula
Population 
 - Total 2,668,347
Area sq. mi.
km²
State(s)   - Puebla, Tlaxcala
Elevation   
 - Highest point feet ( m)
 - Lowest point feet ( m)

The Metropolitan area of Puebla or Greater Puebla is the fourth largest agglomeration in Mexico with a population of 2.109 million[1]. This agglomeration includes 10 municipalities of the state of Puebla, and 13 municipalities of the state of Tlaxcala. It does not include the city of Tlaxcala.

According to the National Institute of Statistics, Geography, and Data Processing (INEGI), it consists of the following municipalities of the State of Puebla:


and the following municipalities of the State of Tlaxcala:

  • Mazatecochco de José María Morelos
  • Acuamanala de Miguel Hidalgo
  • San Pablo del Monte
  • Tenancingo
  • Teolocholco
  • Tepeyanco
  • Papalotla de Xicohténcatl
  • Xicohtzinco
  • Zacatelco
  • San Juan Huactzinco
  • San Lorenzo Axocomanitla
  • Santa Catarina Ayometla
  • Santa Cruz Quilehtla

It may be considered one of the oldest inhabited areas in the world, as it includes the city of Cholula, the oldest still-inhabited city in America.

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