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Nezahualcóyotl (also: Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl or Ciudad Neza, which is strictly the name of the municipal seat; informally: mi Nezota) is a municipality of the State of México adjacent to the eastern fringe of Mexico's Federal District: it is thus part of the Mexico City Metropolitan Area.

With a population of 1,255,000 in 2000, it is a sprawling, dusty expanse of low-income housing.

It was named after Nezahualcoyotl, the Aztec poet and king of nearby Texcoco, and was built on the drained bed of Lake Texcoco. The name is Nahuatl and means "fasting coyote".

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