Milpa Alta

Milpa Alta is one of the 16 boroughs into which Mexico's Federal District is divided. It lies in the southeast corner of the Distrito Federal, bordering the State of Mexico and Morelos. It is the second largest and most rural of all the boroughs with the lowest population. It is also one of the most traditional areas of the city, with over 700 religious and secular festivals during the year and an economy based on agriculture and food processing, especially the production of nopal cactus, barbacoa and mole sauce.

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