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Country Mexico
State Michoacán
Municipality Morelia
Founded 1541
Municipal Status 1831
Founded by Antonio de Mendoza
Named for José María Morelos y Pavón
Government
 • Municipal President Wilfrido Lázaro Medina [1]
Elevation
1,921 m (6,302 ft)
Population
 (2010)Municipality
 • Total 729,757
 • Seat
597,897

Morelia is a city and municipality in north central Michoacán in central Mexico.[2] The city is in the Guayangareo Valley and is the capital of the state.

References

  1. "Arranca Sesion Solemne para uncion de Wilfrido Lazaro" (in Spanish). 2012-08-15. http://www.quadratin.com.mx/Noticias/Politica/Arranca-Sesion-Solemne-para-uncion-de-Wilfrido-Lazaro. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  2. Sanchez Reyna, Ramon (2008) (in Spanish). Michoacán:Morelia, Pátzcuaro, Cuitzeo, Zamora, Uruapan, Otros. Mexico City: Grupo Azabache,S.A. de C.V.. pp. 20–28. ISBN 978-607-7568-08-7 .