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The capital of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan, was once, in its period, one of many greatest towns on the earth. outfitted on an island in the midst of a shallow lake, its inhabitants numbered probably 150,000, with one other 350,000 humans within the city community clustered round the lake beaches. In 1521, on the peak of Tenochtitlan's energy, which prolonged over a lot of primary Mexico, Hernando Cortés and his fans conquered town.
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