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Xochimilco, Mexico df

Xochimilco is characterized by the existence of channels giving a very special dye around the Valley of Anahuac. This site, the topography and flow of a series of springs at the edge of the mountains, has allowed to present an attractive place with its canals, the chinampas, with its flowers, with its ornate trajineras, inviting visiting sites most picturesque in the Federal District.

 The flora and fauna of Xochimilco is plentiful and varied. The vegetation is formed mainly by ahuejotes, typical trees of the region, planted in the margins of the chinampas. Importantly, Xochimilco is the only place in the country where you can appreciate the unique characteristics tree, whose main function is to set the chinampas to the lake bottom without removing too much light to crops, because its foliage is vertical. In the territory of Xochimilco are fourteen native who retain many features of their traditional culture and indigenous heritage, despite the advancement of urbanización.3 In contrast, the northern part of Xochimilco is fully integrated into the urban area of the City of Mexico, and in it some industrial and service areas are an important part of the economic life of the delegation are based. Finally, the southern mountains and the lake area from the center part of the largest nature reserve in Mexico City Xochimilco, meaning in Nahuatl is "Place of florida sowing" is one of the sectors of the City of Mexico where the lake past that once characterized the entire Valley of Mexico is present and is part of everyday life in an environment full of centuries-old traditions which became a UNESCO "Cultural and Natural Heritage". Other sites of great value in the area include Museo Dolores Olmedo established in the neighborhood of La Noria and Xochimilco Ecological Park, a large green area with numerous land and water activities for all age groups, designed by prominent Mexican landscaper Mario Schetjan. It is located southeast of Mexico City; adjoins the Tlalpan, Coyoacán, and Milpa Alta Tláhuac delegations. Its land area is 125.2 square kilometers, representing 8.4% of DF


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