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Puebla, Puebla

Puebla Fast Facts

Location: Region of lakes and volcanoes South of Mexico
Landscape: Surrounded by volcanoes and snow-capped mountains
Weather:
Mild with summer rains
Attractions: Pre-Columbian archaeological sites and Spanish colonial architecture
Population: 2,000,000

Puebla at Glance

About Puebla
Puebla, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most beautiful colonial cities in the country. Puebla stands high in a valley surrounded by volcanoes and snow-capped mountains in the central South of Mexico at an elevation of 6,824 ft. It is situated at 77 miles from Mexico city, 184 miles from Veracruz, and 207 miles from Oaxaca. Puebla's mild weather with summer rains and a cool winter makes it a perfect place for a Mexico retirement. The average annual temperature in Puebla is 61 F to 65 F, with an average precipitation of 35 inches.

Attractions - Mexico Retirement
Choosing Puebla for a Mexico retirement would offer the opportunity to admire some of the most remarkable Latin American pre-Columbian archaeological sites and Spanish Colonial buildings of the XVI to XVIII Centuries. As one of the top cultural cities in Mexico, with more than 20 universities, Puebla possesses Several world-class museums. The renowned talavera pottery from Puebla is one of the finest. In addition, Puebla is considered to have one of the best cuisines in Mexico being the home of the famous mole. Puebla was also the "Cinco de Mayo" battleground where the Mexican army defeated French expeditionary forces in 1862.

Health Care - Mexico Retirement
World-class health care for a Mexico retirement is available in Puebla with one 5-star and one 4-star hospitals. In addition, there is an extensive network of smaller privately operated hospitals with many specialties and outpatient clinics. English-speaking physicians are readily on hand in Puebla. A typical office consultation is US$40-$70. In addition to health care in Puebla, Mexico city (77 mi.) offers top health care through several 5- and 4-star hospitals. A typical office consultation in Mexico city is US$50-$80

Services - Mexico Retirement
Satellite and cable TV are accessible in Puebla with all major U.S. and Canadian channels. Many US AM radio stations reach up to the region of Puebla and beyond. High-speed DSL and dial-up Internet services are also available in Puebla. Puebla's closest US consular office is the US Embassy, in Mexico city (77 mi.) at Paseo de la Reforma 305 Col. Cuauhtemoc. Puebla's international airport (PBC) is situated at 12.6 miles from the city.

Banking - Mexico Retirement
Modern banking networks and ATMs hooked to US banking systems in Puebla make a Mexico retirement simple. Transfer of money from and to Mexico is fairly simple as well.

Mexican Real Estate - Mexico Retirement
As in most other Mexican cities and towns, Mexican real estate in Puebla is more affordable than in the US. Although Mexican real estate is highly variable, a typical cost of a property in Puebla is about one fourth to one half of a similar property in the USA. We will soon have links to reputable Mexican real estate agencies in Puebla, stay tuned.

 
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