Translation of Teotihuacán in English:


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    • A pre-Columbian city, the ruins of Teotihuacán lie northeast of Mexico City. The Nahuatl name means "city of the gods" or "where men became gods". Little is known about the city's founders or inhabitants, but it reached its peak between 300 and 600 AD. It includes the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, the temple of Quetzalcóatl, the Great Compound, and the central complex, the Ciudadela. The two main groups of buildings are linked by a road known as the Way of the Dead. By 650 AD Teotihuacán was in decline; it was in ruins when the Aztecs found it in the fifteenth century.