Mexico has a problem: its capital, Mexico City, is sinking, at the rate of a metre every 1,000 years.
Mexico City is the home of beautiful artefacts, shows, archaeological sites, and is a well-preserved centre of culture. In addition, with its recent currency devaluation, visiting it is relatively inexpensive. While the tourist looking to travel to Central America usually envisions Acapulco or Cabo San Lucas as perfect vacation spots, one who is more interested in the culture and history of this area could be much disappointed by these popular choices. The true centre of Mexico, legally and culturally, is Mexico City, or, as it is known to its 16 million inhabitants, Mexico, Distrito Federal , meaning Federal District, commonly known as Mexico, DF.Continued page 2/9