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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
The city of Pachuca, known as the Windy City due to its strong afternoon winds, lies 97 kilometers north of Mexico City, off Highway 130. The city has a moderate semi-cold climate, with an average year-round temperature of 24 degree Celsius.
In this city of beautiful baroque and neoclassical-style buildings one can admire such edifices as the Capilla de Nuestra Senora de la Luz and the Ex-Convent of San Francisco, which houses one of Latin America’s most important photo archives. The ex-convent, which faces the main plaza, has a striking public clock that was modeled after England’s famous Big Ben. As for contemporary architecture, important examples include the Teatro de la Ciudad, which ranks among the top seven theaters in Latin America, and the Estadio Hidalgo, Mexico’s most modern stadium.
In the Windy City’s surrounding areas one can enjoy El Chico National Park, home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. It’s also a great place to do various adventure sports, such as rappelling, climbing and camping. Nearby one will find Mineral del Chico, Real del Monte and Huasca de Ocampo, picturesque towns known for their gorgeous 19th century architecture, cobblestone streets, parks with beautiful gardens, and white houses with red tile roofs. In Huasca de Ocampo one can visit the gorgeous ex-haciendas of Santa Maria Regla and San Miguel Regla, as well as the famous Prismas Basalticos.

When it comes to food, Pachuca offers some of the state of Hidalgo’s most traditional dishes, such as pastes, turnovers stuffed with potatoes, beef, chicken, pineapple or leeks, among other ingredients. Pachuca can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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