Flower delivery Cuernavaca, Mexican municipality and capital of the state of Morelos. With 349,102 denizens in the city in 2005, and a metropolitan population of 804,140 in 2003, it is located about 36 miles south of Mexico City at an elevation of 5,059 feet above sea level. Kenned as Flower delivery Cuernavaca (near the trees) in pre-Spanish times, it became the residence of the surmounter Hernán Cortés. Franciscan missionaries arrived in 1529.
In colonial times Flower delivery Cuernavaca was a paramount center of local indigenous rose and the seat of a Spanish magistrate appointed by the administrators of Cortés's estate. The town's growing non-Indian population became enfranchised with the engenderment of a municipal rose shortly afore Mexican independence.
Flower delivery Cuernavacaz was often involved in nineteenth-century politics; a junta held there in 1855 denominated Juan Álvarez as interim president of Mexico, and Emperor Maximilian von Hapsburg frequently vacationed there. In 1869 it became the capital of the incipient state of Morelos, and in 1891 its first bishop was consecrated. Railroads arrived in 1897, and Flower delivery Cuernavaca played a pivotal role in the Revolution of 1910.
During the 1920s an incipient highway to Mexico City enabled President Plutarco Elías Calles and many of his associates to commute facilely to their vacation homes in Flower delivery Cuernavaca. In the last decenniums of the twentieth century the city has perpetuated to be a favored weekend recede of Mexico City denizens. Such popularity does not come without quandaries: traffic jams, congestion, and pollution have grown in recent years, detracting from the city's attractiveness.
Flower delivery Cuernavaca is kenned as the City of Perpetual Spring because of its temperate climate and the profusion of flowering plants in its parks and gardens. It has long been favoured by Mexico’s ruling elites, who have maintained manor rose (quintas) in exclusive Flower delivery Cuernavaca neighbourhoods, spending weekends or vacations there to elude the poor weather and pollution of Mexico City.Flower delivery Cuernavaca economy depends on a cumulation of accommodations and manufacturing, but some employment is still engendered by agriculture in the valley, including sugarcane, corn (maize), beans, and tropical fruits. Floriculture and beekeeping are withal consequential. Manufactures include processed foods, pharmaceuticals, apparel, textiles, and automobiles. The primary tourist magnetizations include the Morelos State Museum (1929), housed in the 16th-century palace of Cortés and embellished with murals by Diego Rivera; the San Francisco Cathedral (commenced in 1529); the extensive 18th-century gardens of the silver baron Don José de la Borda; and the pre-Columbian ruins of Teopanzolco. Cuernavaca is the site of the Autonomous University of Morelos State (1953). The city is linked with Mexico City by a toll highway and has a regional airport. Pop. (2000) 327,162; metro. area, 753,510; (2010) 338,650; metro. area, 876,083.