Live Webcam in Mexico City
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- Location: Mexico City, Mexico, North America
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- Info: Live streaming webcam in Mexico City with panoramic views across the city from Torre Latinoamericana Mexico is located in the southern portion of North America and Mexico City is the oldest city on the American continents.
More info: Mexico City has a minimum altitude of 2,200 mtrs above sea level and is situated in a valley surrounded by mountains and volcanoes which reach heights of 5,000mtrs.
The central city square – commonly known as the Zocalo – is the second largest square in the world and covers 46,800 m2. Mexico City boasts more museums than New York, Paris, and Madrid and is the city with the second largest number of museums in the world after London.
Mexico City is the largest Spanish-speaking city on earth
The National Autonomous University in Mexico City (UNAM) is the oldest in the Western Hemisphere, opened in 1551 as the Royal and Pontifical University of New Spain. It was closed in 1867 during the dictatorship, and then reopened again during the Mexican Revolution.
Mexico city is slowly sinking at a rate of about 10 inches per year. This is because the city was built on a lake, and the city pumps draw water from this lake. In fact, Mexico City has sunk so much that it lost its title as the 7th highest city in the world to Yemen and now sits at number 8.