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Oaxaca de Juárez
Country Mexico
State Oaxaca
Founded 1532
Municipal Status 1879
Government
 • Municipal President Luis Julián Ugartechea Begué (PAN) (2011-)
Area
 • City 85.48 km2 (33.00 sq mi)
Elevation
of seat
1,555 m (5,102 ft)
Population
 (2005)Municipality
 • City 265,006
 • Seat
258,008

Oaxaca de Juárez is the capital city of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It is called La'a in the Zapotec language. Ñuu Nunduva is its name in the Mixtec language. Since 1872, when Benito Juárez died there, the city is called de Juárez, in his honour. Currently, 258,000 people live in the city.

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