Meaning of CUERNAVACA in English

City (pop., 2000: 327,162), capital of Morelos state, south-central Mexico.

As the capital city of the Tlahuica Indians, it was known as Cuauhnáhuac. The name was changed (с 1521) when it was taken by Diego Rivera ), is located there. Nearby are pre-Columbian ruins. A favourite retreat of the emperor {{link=Maximilian">Maximilian , the area is still popular with tourists. The University of Morelos was established there in 1953.

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