geographical name \tō-ˈlü-kä\

Definition of TOLUCA

city cen Mexico of Mexico state pop 487,630

Variants of TOLUCA

To·lu·ca or Toluca de Ler·do \thā-ˈler-(ˌ)dō\

Rhymes with TOLUCA


geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2000: 435,125), capital of México state, central Mexico. At an elevation of about 8,800 ft (2,680 m), it is one of the highest cities in North America. The site of the modern city, founded in 1530, was inhabited by the Otomi Indians by the 13th century. It is a commercial and communications centre in an agriculture and livestock region. Its oldest church was founded soon after the Spanish conquest and rebuilt in 1585. There are many archaeological sites in the area, including some Aztec and Toltec ruins.

Variants of TOLUCA

Toluca in full Toluca de Lerdo


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