阿尔班山

Monte Alban, Mexico

阿尔班山, 墨西哥

Monte Alban is one of the earliest cities of Mesoamerica. Its ruins are located in the southern part of the 瓦哈卡州, Mexico within the municipality of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan. 瓦哈卡市, the state capital, is approximately 6 miles east of Monte Alban. The ancient city had been the political and economic center for almost a thousand years. Founded about 500 B.C. it dominated much of Oaxacan highlands until it lost its power and was abandoned around 500 A.D.

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瓦哈卡市

Oaxaca City, Mexico

瓦哈卡市, 墨西哥

瓦哈卡市, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, is the largest city and capital of the Mexican 瓦哈卡州. It is located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains from the base of the Cerro del Fortin to the banks of the Atoyac River. Oaxaca is a tourist town, featuring colonial-era buildings built with the native green stone and archeological sites such as 阿尔班山, named a 世界遗产 in 1987.

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