The State of Morelos, 14K

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“Hacienda del Apantle de la Santa Cruz, Memories of its Surroundings”

Morelos is one of the 31 states that along with the Federal District make up the 32 federal entities of Mexico.

The state of Morelos is located in the central part of the country, in the slope of the southern part of the mountainous region of the Ajusco and within the basin of the Balsas River. Geographically it is located between the parallels 18° 22′ 5″ and 19° 07′ 10″, latitude north, and 93° 37′ 08″ and 99° 30′ 08″, western latitude of the Greenwich Meridian. It has a boundary to the north with the Federal District; to the northeast and the northwest with the state of Mexico, to the south with the state of Guerrero and to the east with the state of Puebla.
At the northern part of the state is a portion of the Neovolcanic Axis which is a natural border with the Federal District. From this axis are the mountainous regions of Zempoala, Tres Marías, Tepoztlán, Tlayacapan and Tlalnepantla. A large part of the state is within the Balsas Depression. Towards the northeast is the high Sierra Nevada and its important Popocatépetl volcano and from there begin the mountainous regions of Chalma and Ocuilan, connecting with the mountains of the state of Guerrero. The Grande and the Tepalcingo rivers (both tributaries of the Atoyac that flows through the state of Puebla) and the Amacuzac River that bathe the fields of Tehuixtla are the main rivers. Standing out is the Rodeo lagoon as well as those of Zempoala, Coatetelco and Tequesquitengo.
The state has a variety of altitudes, from 5,432 meters over sea level at the peak of the Popocatepetl volcano, to 720 meters in the southern part, close to the small town of Huaxtla.
The state of Morelos has a surface of 4 958 Km2, that is 0.25% of the whole country. In relation to the other states, it occupies number 30.

Hacienda del Apantle de la Santa Cruz: http://www.facebook.com/delapantle.

Muebles Zeromadera: http://www.ramsol.com

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