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Monte Albán

Monte Albán, Oaxaca
Monte Albán, Oaxaca. / Öskr Rck, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

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One of the earliest urban centers in Mesoamerica, center of Zapotec culture for nearly 1000 years. Founded sometimes around 500 BC and inhabited until 750 AD. Contains remnants of many impressive structures such as Main Plaza, Ballgame Court, numerous stone carvings.

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GPS coordinates
17.0439 N 96.7679 W
Location, address
North America, Mexico, Oaxaca state, some 5 km south-west from the centre of Oaxaca City, Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán Municipality, on the top of hills

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