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Oaxaca de Juárez
|Oaxaca de Juárez|
|• Municipal President||Luis Julián Ugartechea Begué (PAN) (2011-)|
|• City||85.48 km2 (33.00 sq mi)|
|1,555 m (5,102 ft)|
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.