Moving to Mexico City from British Columbia

Tips For Moving to Mexico City

   1. The best months to move in, are mid November to mid April.

   2. As one of the oldest cities in North or South America with generations of old building designs, odd structure additions and repairs there are added challenges to moving.

Relocating to Mexico City

   Mexico City is Mexico's largest community. Its 16 boroughs or demarcaciones territoriales have a metropolitan population of about 22 million, spread over the 2nd largest urban setting in the world.

The realities of living in Mexico City include:
    Mexico City faces significant issues with traffic, pollution, and crime. As the largest Spanish speaking city in the world, it has a lower cost of living than North American cities.

    Mexico City supports services that accept, no-fault divorce, same sex marriage, abortion on demand and a restricted form of euthanasia.

    Mexico City residents are called defeños (i.e. from the postal abbreviation of its Federal District). The city is referred to as "Capitalino", "CDMX" (i.e. Ciudad de México) and "DF" (i.e. Distrito Federal de México). The phrase Chilango, can be used pejoratively by people living OUTSIDE of Mexico City reflecting "a loud, arrogant, ill-mannered, loutish person" however folks living IN Mexico City proudly refer to themselves as "chilango", while insultingly refer to those who live outside the city as "provincia".

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