Mexcaltitan - a city on the water

Mexcaltitan (Mexcaltitan) translated from the Nahuatl language means "island, full of mescal" (a type of strong alcoholic beverage). This is - a tiny round island off Mexico's Pacific coast, with a population of just over 800 people. According to legend, this place is the ancestral home of the Aztecs.

1. Mexcaltitan (App. Mexcaltitán), full name Mexcaltitan de Uribe (App. Mexcaltitán de Uribe) - village in Mexico, the State of Nayarit, the municipality of Santiago Iskuintla located on the same island.

2. Its diameter does not exceed 400 meters.

3. Mexcaltitan located in the lagoon among the most extensive mangroves in Mexico.

4. The city is located on the marshland, among numerous channels formed by mangrove forest.


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