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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Center of great civilizations since first mill. BCE, including Olmec, Zapotec, Mixtec, Toltec, Mayan, and Aztec; Spain conquered the area in 16th century; was hub of viceroyalty of New Spain; had territorial battles with USA, France, Britain and Spain in 19th century; official language is Spanish.

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