The City of Teotihuacan, located in Northeastern area of the Valley of Mexico was founded around 1 CE. At its height of power, circa 600 CE, it had inhabitants of about 150,000 people and the city covered about 21 square Kilometres (8 square Miles).
Valley of Mexico
- Teotihuacan – New World Encyclopedia
Teotihuacán was the largest pre-Columbian city in the Americas in the first half of the first millennium C.E.. It was also one of the largest cities of the world with a population estimated at 125,000–250,000.
- Teotihuacan – Wikipedia
Teotihuacan /teɪˌoʊtiːwəˈkɑːn/, also written Teotihuacán (Spanish pronunciation: [teotiwa’kan], modern Nahuatl pronunciation Listen), is an ancient Mesoamerican city located in a sub-valley of the Valley of Mexico, located in the State of Mexico 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of modern-day Mexico City, known today as the site of many of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americas.
- Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan – UNESCO World Heritage Centre – – (via the Wayback Machine)
The holy city of Teotihuacan (‘the place where the gods were created’) is situated some 50 km north-east of Mexico City. Built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D., it is characterized by the vast size of its monuments – in particular, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, laid out on geometric and symbolic principles.
- Teotihuacan: Ancient City of Pyramids – Live Science
Located about 30 miles (50 kilometers) northeast of modern-day Mexico City, Teotihuacan was one of the largest urban centers in the ancient world. No one knows who built it.
- TEOTIHUACAN, The New World’s First Great City – Mexonline.com
The ancient ruins of Teotihuacan (teh-oh-tee-wa-can) have fascinated visitors for centuries. This amazing archaeological treasure is located on the central highland plateau of Mexico, surrounded by mountains and much mystery.
- Teotihuacan – Aztec History
Teotihuacan was one of the most remarkable cities of the ancient world. Today it’s located 48km/30mi NE of Mexico City, and considered to be one of the world’s great archaeological sites.