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Mexcaltitan Island is a small artificial island, a part of the state of Nayarit in Mexico . There is a legend which says that it used to be the hereditary home of the Aztecs - their birthplace and their home, where they would set off in order to search for the island city Tenochtitlan. At present, the Mexcaltitan Island has been a tourist attraction. The island is accessible by boat from the port of La Batanza. It is surrounded by canals with dense mangrove forests. From September to December, the streets are flooded and you can move from house to house only in the boat. The Mexcaltitan Island is nicknamed the Island of Shrimps. The reason is obvious as shrimp is the fundamental part of the diet for around 1,300 inhabitants of the island. The centre of Mexcaltitan Island is a small square with a church, a park and museum.

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GPS: 21.9058, -105.4754
Altitude: 4 m
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Last update: 2012-10-19 19:17:32

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