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  • Geography
  • History
    • The city of Puebla was founded as “La Puebla de los Angeles” on April 16, 1531.
    • It was the first city in central Mexico founded by the Spanish conquistadors.
    • Four decades after Mexico’s independence, General Ignacio Zaragoza’s army defeated French expeditionary forces near Puebla on May 5, 1862 in the Battle of Puebla.
    • It was after this battle that the name of the city was changed to Heroic Puebla de Zaragoza.
  • Historic icons
    • The founding fathers:
    • Toribio de Benavente Motolonía
    • Jacobo de Testera
    • Luis de Fuensalida
    • Alonso Juarez
    • Diego de la Cruz
    • Ignacio Zaragoza who lead troops in the battle of 5 de mayo
    • Aquiles Serdan who was against reelections formed the first anti- reelection movement in 1909
  • Festivities
    • The most popular ones are:
    • 5 de mayo
    • San Agustin’s feast (Aug. 28)
    • el Huey-Atlixcáyotl
    • Huejotzingo carnaval
    • Huipil fair in Cuetzalan
    • Huauchinango fair
    • The apples fair in Zacatlán
    • The peache’s fair in Tetela de Ocampo
    • Just to name a few.
  • Traditional Clothing
    • China Poblana:
    • Legend has it that a princes from India lived among the natives and dressed with a mixture of native clothes and colorful Indian clothing, and that’s where this outfit got it’s design.
  • Traditional dance
    • Danza de los tecuanes Danza de los santiagos
    • Boda indigena Fiesta huasteca
    • Danza de los quetzales
    • Los voladores de papantla
  • Food
    • Mole poblano
    • It is made with peppers, peanuts, chocolate, on top of a peace of chicken.
    • Other kinds
    • Mole verde
    • Pipian
    • Mole de chicharron
  • More food
    • Chiles en nogada
    • Crepas de huitlacoche
    • Chilata de pansita
    • chalupas
    • Molotes
    • cemitas
    • tamales
  • Sweets
    • Chileatole
    • médula de res
    • sopa de sesos
    • arroz a la poblana
    • camotes de Santa Clara
    • limones rellenos de coco
    • naranjas cristalizadas
    • jamoncillo
    • caballitos de panela
  • Tourism
      • Main attractions:
      • Museum of La no Intervencion.
      • Cathedral of Nuestra Señora inmaculada
      • Temple of San Francisco.
      • Temple of La compañia.
      • Santo Domingo, Santa Rosa and Santa Monica convents.
      • La Concordia church
  • More to see
      • El Barrio del Artista
      • El Parian
      • House of Alfeñique museum
      • The Municipal Palace
      • The Natural History Museum
      • The fine arts academy
      • El Bello museum.
  • Celebrities
    • Alfredo Villa (film maker)
    • Marko Castillo (dramaturgic)
    • Luis Felipe Tovar (actor)
    • Fritz Glockner (writer)
    • Joaquin Cordero (actor)
    • Lidia Avila (singer)
    • Fernando Emilio Olvera A.K.A “Fer” (singer)
    • Maria Elena Vlazco A.K.A. “La india Maria”
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