Tlaxcala

Mexico Courthouses / Tlaxcala
278M04

Tlaxcala is a nahuatl name meaning “place of corn bread” or “tortillas of corn”.

Tlaxcala is derived from the ancient words “texcalli” which means “crag” and the word “lan” meaning “place” which together mean “the crag on the the top of the hill”.

 

Created:  December 9, 1856

State Capital: 

Tlaxcala     1856 – present

 

Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Tlaxcala

 

Location:  Pl

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Spanish colonial

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unkown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

Legislative Palace (Palacio Legislativo) - Tlaxcala

 

288m04

 

Location:  B

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

Justice Palace (Palacio de Justicia) - Tlaxcala

 

254m04

 

Location:  B

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Spanish colonia;

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

States: 

N – Hidalgo and Puebla

E – Puebla

S – Puebla

W – Puebla and Mexico

 

 

 

279m04

Government Palace

 

 

280m04

 

 

256m04

 

 

286m04

Legislative Palace

 

 

296m04

 

 

253m04

Justice Palace

 

 

298m04

Photos taken 2004