Cholula, Puebla

Cholula is a ceety in the state o Puebla, on the wastren border o the ceety o Puebla, in central Mexico. Cholula is best kent for its Great Pyramid (the lairgest in the warld bi volume), wi the Nuestra Señora de los Remedios Catholic kirk on the tap, an the ower 50 other churches locatit throuoot the ceety. The ceety is dividit intae twa destricts, San Pedro Cholula an San Andrés Cholula, which thegither are offeecially cried the Distrito Cholula de Rivadavia. Surroondin the ceety proper thare are a nummer o commonties which belang tae the municipalities o San Andrés an San Pedro. The ceety itsel is dividit intae aichteen neebourheids or barrios, each wi a patron saunt. This diveesion haes pre-Hispanic oreegins as does the diveesion intae twa municipalities. The ceety is unifee'd bi a complicatit seestem o shared releegious responsibilities, cried cargas, which function maistly tae support a vera busy calendar o saunts' days (ilka ane celebratit wi explosive firewirks beginnin at 5:30am) an ither festivals that occur throuoot the aurie amaist aw year round. The maist important o these festivals is the ane dedicatit tae the Virgin o the Remedies, the patron o the ceety in its entirety, which occurs at the beginnin o September.


San Pedro Cholula/San Andrés Cholula
Ceety & destrict
Distrito Cholula de Rivadavia
View o Pyramid an kirk
View o Pyramid an kirk
Cholula is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°03′48″N 98°18′23″W / 19.06333°N 98.30639°W / 19.06333; -98.30639Coordinates: 19°03′48″N 98°18′23″W / 19.06333°N 98.30639°W / 19.06333; -98.30639
Kintra Mexico
Foonditroughly 500 BCE
Municipal Status1860s
 • Municipal PresesDolores Parra Jiménez (San Pedro) an Miguel Ángel Huepa (San Andrés)
 • Total111.03 km2 (42.87 sq mi)
(o seat)
2150 m (7,050 ft)
 (2005) San Pedro an San Andrés Municipalities
 • Total193,554
 • Ceety
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code (of seat)
Area code(s)222
Website(in Spaingie) / San Andrés and SanPedro



  • Cordero Vazquez, Donato (2000). Virgen de los Remedios en Cholula (in Spanish). Puebla, Mexico: Media IV Impresion Visual. ISBN 978-970-94806-6-5. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  • Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  • Puebla Archived 2004-05-07 at the Wayback Machine Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

Freemit airtinsEedit