Huixquilucan is a municipality in the State of Mexico which houses lush living spaces such as Interlomas as well as lower income areas such as the chief municipality Huixquilucan de Degollado.
It is located in the central area of the State of Mexico and belongs to the oriental slope of the mountain known as Monte de las Cruces, in the Metropolitan Area of the city of Mexico.
It is divided in three zones: Traditional, Popular and Residential. It consists of a chief municipality, 13 ranches, 11 towns, 20 neighborghoods, 19 residential areas and the downtown area.
THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO VISIT
HIGH RISE BUILDINGS
Due to Interlomas, Huixquilucan has become populated with over 80 buildings raging from 50 mt. to 120 mt. This has resulted in a lush and comfortable living and shopping area in par with the world’s best.
Interlomas – Residential and Comercial area. One of the most luxurious cities in the State of Mexico. It boasts shopping malls and store such as Centro Comercial Icup nterlomas, Magnocentro (Best Buy, Walmart).
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Education: The municipality has 175 schools. Here are a few of them:
• Anahuac University- Located at Av. Lomas de Anahuac s/n, Huixquilucan, Estado de México.
It hosts two cultural centers
Highways cross the región in a Northeast to Southeast heading. Its upkeep is innuficient due to the topography of the region. This causes severe traffic problems to which is added innadecuate roadside signals.
HOW TO GET THERE
1.- From Tepozotlan or Cuautitlan Izcalli via Toll.- Take Circuito Exterior Mexiquense heading towards Toluca to eventually take the Chamapa-La Venta highway. Take the Huixquilucan exit. Approximate time is 30 minutes with an estimate cost of 60 pesos toll.
2.- From Mexico, D.F.- If you are travelling from the south area of the city, take the periferico heading north. Having passed Ejercito Nacional take Av. Conscripto Exit and continue on towards La Herradura. Head towards Huixquilucan following Camino Viejo. Approximate time 30 to 45 minutes once you are on Av. Conscripto.
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