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Puebla

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

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