42 Facts About Puebla


The origins of the state lie in the city of Puebla, which was founded by the Spanish in this valley in 1531 to secure the trade route between Mexico City and the port of Veracruz.

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Puebla has many different climates owing to its range of altitudes.

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The city of Puebla was created to secure the route between Mexico City and the port of Veracruz, and was initially populated by soldiers and those who made a living by providing shelter and supplies to travelers between the two cities.

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The area's economy expanded rapidly as many Europeans and indigenous decided to settle permanently, with the settlement of Puebla reaching city status in 1532 with the name of Ciudad de los Angeles.

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In 1979, Puebla was the scene of one of Pope John Paul II's early papal visits outside Italy to Mexico for that year's CELAM conference over three months after his election and papal inauguration.

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In 1921, Puebla had the second largest population, after Oaxaca, of purely indigenous people according to the national census.

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Mixtec people who live in the south of Puebla are part of an ethnic group which are still the dominant indigenous group in an area that stretches over Puebla, Oaxaca and the mountains of Guerrero.

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The Sierra Mixteca region in Puebla is part of the Mixteca Baja region, which crosses into parts of Oaxaca as well.

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Puebla is a state where migrant workers both head to and leave from.

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Outlet Puebla was opened in 2001 on the highway between Mexico City and the city of Puebla where it intersects with the Periferico Ecologico.

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The first tourist route in the city of Puebla passes by the Cathedral, the Palafoxiana Library, the Capilla del Rosario, Calle de Santa Clara, Palacio Municipal, Casa de los Munecos and the Museo Amparo.

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Puebla is working with neighboring Veracruz to promote the area's tourist attractions and develop them in an ecologically sustainable way.

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Puebla communicated the dream to other Franciscans and found the place he saw five days later.

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Puebla's was taken to the city and baptized with the name of Catarina de San Juan in 1620.

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Puebla's maintained her oriental dress which made her conspicuous and it became a fad to imitate some aspects of this dress.

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House at Avenida 3 Ote 201 in the city of Puebla belonged to Pedro de Carvajal, who was a wealthy and respected man.

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State of Puebla is located on the east side of the volcanoes of Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl, opposite of the Valley of Mexico and Mexico City.

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The capital of Puebla celebrates Carnival with its signature tradition of the Las Marias, where men disguise themselves as women and mischievous devils.

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In Puebla, there is the Procession del Silencio or Procession of Silence which occurs on Maundy Thursday, when the city observes a period of silence to mark the death of Jesus.

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Cantona is an archeological site located near the city of Puebla and was one of the largest cities in early Mesoamerica.

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Puebla has a number of annual fairs meant to highlights the various regions' products.

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Puebla's was an Indian who was brought over from Manila in the 1620s on the Manila Galleon as a child to work as a slave for the viceroy Marques de Gelves.

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Puebla's was sold to ship captain Miguel de Sosa who lived in Puebla.

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Puebla is known for amassing a large library of writings in Spanish over twenty years of his life, which resulted in the Biblioteca Hispanoamericana Septentrional.

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Puebla's was married to another Mexican writer Octavio Paz, from whom she divorced in 1959.

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Puebla has directed and produced plays in Mexico and Europe.

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Puebla's best known works include No hay tal lugar, Infierno de todos and Los climas.

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Puebla's has found most of her popularity in Spain and Mexico publishing stories in magazines such as Ovaciones and La Jornada.

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Puebla is best known for novels such as Xanto: Novelucha libre, La ruta del hielo y la sal and Del cielo oscuro y del abismo, but he has published numerous short stories, essays and poems.

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Puebla is known in the fantasy genre and has established organizations dedicated to this such as the Asociacion Mexicana de Cienca Ficcion y Fantasia and Circulo Puebla de Ciencia Ficcion y Divulgacion.

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Puebla did a number of works related to New Spain's caste system.

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Puebla was prolific, painting images of religious martyrs and saints which can still be found today in many churches in the state.

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Puebla's style is considered to be unique, marked by delicate faces and profuse ornamentation.

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Barrio del Artista is a neighborhood in the city of Puebla which is home to artists from a number of disciplines.

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Puebla turned to painting as a child after he lost his mother.

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Puebla's works are known for their emotional qualityAs an established painter, he was one of the founding members of the Union de Artes Plasticas.

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Gustavo Cadena was born in Puebla in 1974 has been a noticed painter since he was a young child.

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Traditional music in Puebla has been influenced by the waltz, zarzuela and the Mexican version of trova.

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Puebla is not only known for his musical ability but as a fighter in the Mexican Revolution, professor, journalist and poet.

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Puebla composed a number of pieces including the polka “La hora del crepusculo, ” the waltz “La molinera, ” and religious pieces such as “Villancicos alegres para la Navidad” and “Canticos para Navidad.

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Puebla is ranked second in higher education in Mexico with 57 technological colleges and 110 research centers.

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Puebla city has the highest education in the State, but the average of the rest of the population of the state over the age of 15 has finished the first year of middle school with an average number of years in school at 7.

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