Mexico City, D.F.
The capital of Mexico is Mexico City.
About 9,000,000 (nine million) people live in the city.
Mexico City is an important financial, political, and cultural district.
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the defeat of the French army by Mexican forces in the city of Puebla.
The battle took place on May 5, 1862.
The leader of the Mexican Army was General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin.
Cinco de Mayo Party
People celebrate Cinco de Mayo by having parties.
The parties include Mexican food, music, dancing, and games.