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Taxco



Introduction of Taxco
City in Guerrero state, 70 mi SSW of Mexico City,S central Mexico. Its mines were worked in pre-Columbian times, and Indians settled here in the mid-15th century. In 1528 Hernan Cortes and the Spanishfounded the town, which grew rich from the silverdeposits. It has been declared a national monument,thanks to the many buildings remaining from its colonialdays.City in Guerrero state, 70 mi SSW of Mexico City,S central Mexico. Its mines were worked in pre-Columbian times, and Indians settled here in the mid-15th century. In 1528 Hernan Cortes and the Spanishfounded the town, which grew rich from the silverdeposits. It has been declared a national monument,thanks to the many buildings remaining from its colonialdays.

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