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Azcapotzalco (Classical Nahuatl: Āzcapōtzalco [aːskapoːˈt͡saɬko], Spanish pronunciation: [askapoˈtsalko] , from āzcapōtzalli “anthill” + -co “place”; literally, “In the place of the anthills”) is one of the 16 municipalities (municipios) into which Mexico's Mexico City is divided. Azcapotzalco is in the northwestern part of Mexico City. The town began in the pre-Hispanic era and was the seat of the Tepanec dominion until the Aztec Triple Alliance overthrew it. After that it was a rural farming area becoming part of the Federal District of Mexico City in the mid 19th century. In the 20th century the area was engulfed by the urban sprawl of Mexico City. Today it is 100% urbanized and is a center of industry.


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Facts and Stats for Azcapotzalco*

  • Pollution Statistics in Azcapotzalco

    Know the pollution level of Azcapotzalco before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 82.09 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 71.64 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.87 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.28 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60.07 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.88 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 67.96 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 52.61 (Moderate)
  • Azcapotzalco: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Azcapotzalco for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Azcapotzalco.

    • Burglary and Theft 60.02 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75.92 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 78.94 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.55 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 65.29 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.46 (High)
    • Attacks 60.91 (High)
    • Drug offense 67.8 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 49.8 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 19.77 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50.61 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.4 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 73.95 (High)
  • Living in Azcapotzalco - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Azcapotzalco is 94.08 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 32.53 (Low)
    • Climate Index 92.37 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 84.11 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 51.49 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 33.2 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 64.37 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.02 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 53.59 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Azcapotzalco

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Azcapotzalco

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.95 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.64 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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