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Ciudad López Mateos

Settlement typeTown & Municipality
StateState of Mexico
Founded11th century, by Xolotl
Municipal Statusafter 1820
Municipal PresidentGonzalo Alarcón Barcena (2006-2009)
Total Area36.6 sq mi (94.83 km2)
Elevation7480.3 ft (2280 m)
Total Population472526 (2005)
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
Postal code (of seat)52900

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Ciudad López Mateos is a city in the State of México, México, and the seat of the municipality called Atizapán de Zaragoza. The municipality takes its name from the nahuatl word Ātīzapan, which is formed by three words: "ā-tl", which means "water", "tīza-tl", which means "white clay" and "īpan", which means "over" or "place over" in a metaphorical form. Finished this, the name means "Place over clay waters". Atizapán is located east from Toluca, and inside the Greater Mexico City limits.

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