Ixtapaluca

Ixtapaluca

Ixtapaluca is a city and a municipality in the eastern part of the State of Mexico in Mexico. It lies between the Federal District and the western border of the state of Puebla. The name Ixtapaluca means "Where the salt gets wet".[2] As of 2006, Ixta included part of the world's largest mega-slum, along with Chalco and Neza.[3] At the census of 2005 the city had a population of 290,076.[4]