Distrito Federal

geographical name
Dis·​tri·​to Fe·​de·​ral | \ dē-ˈstrē-tō-ˌfā-t͟hā-ˈräl How to pronounce Distrito Federal (audio) \

Definition of Distrito Federal

1 district in eastern Argentina largely comprising the capital city of Buenos Aires area 77 square miles (199 square kilometers), population 2,890,151
2 district of east central Brazil including the capital city of Brasília area 2245 square miles (5814 square kilometers), population 2,570,160
3 or Federal District district in central Mexico including Mexico City, the capital of Mexico area 579 square miles (1500 square kilometers), population 8,851,080
4 or Federal District district in northern Venezuela including Caracas, the capital of Venezuela area 745 square miles (1937 square kilometers), population 2,000,000

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“Distrito Federal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Distrito%20Federal. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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