Mexico in Nahuatl

Mēxihco (Mexico) in Nāhuatlahtōlli (Nahuatl), by Jordan Engel

Mēxihco (Mexico) in Nāhuatlahtōlli (Nahuatl), by Jordan Engel

This map combines a few features:
1. It is labelled in Nāhuatlahtōlli (Nahuatl), an indigenous language spoken by about 1.5 million Nāhuatlācah (Nahua people) in Mesoamerica.
2. It is oriented to the East, which is how the Nāhuatlācah traditionally orient themselves.
3. It is borderless.

Ācapōlco – Acapulco
Āltepētl Chihuahhua – Chihuahua
Āltepētl Juárez – Ciudad Juárez
Āltepētl Mēxihco – Mexico City
Ātemaxac – Guadalajara
Āyōllohco Mēxihco – Gulf of Mexico
Chalchiuhcuehcān – Veracruz
Cītlaltepētl – Pico de Orizaba
Cōlhuahcān – Culiacán
Cōlimān – Colima
Cualnezcāltepēc – Villahermosa
Cuetlaxcōāpan – Puebla
Huāxyacac – Oaxaca
Mazātlān – Mazatlán
Mēxihcali – Mexicali
Mēxihco – Mexico
Ocopetlan – Durango
Tēpāpāquiltiliztli Ilhuicaātl – Pacific Ocean
Tlachco – Querétaro
Pachyohcān – Pachuca
Pītic – Hermosillo
Popōcatepētl – Popocatépetl
Tlahtoāntepēc – Monterrey
Tōchtlān – Tuxtla
Tōllohcān – Toluca
Xālāpan – Xalapa
Zacatēcapan – Zacatecas

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