Mexico City, Mexico
Population 23,500,000 (UA)
Mexico city was founded in 1525 by the Spaniards, who built upon the remains of the ancient Aztec capital of Tenochtitl. The Aztecs had arrived at the location in around 1345 and established their stone-built city on an island in the middle of Lake Texcoco. The Spaniards arrived in 1519, led by Cortes and his army.
Mexico City is the country's largest city as well as its most important political, cultural, educational and financial center. The 2009 estimated population for the city proper was around 8.84 million people; and the city has a land area of 1,485 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to the most recent definition agreed upon by the federal and state governments, the Mexico City metropolitan area population is 21.2 million people, making it the largest metropolitan area in the western hemisphere, the third largest agglomeration and the largest Spanish-speaking city in the world.
Pray for more staff to join YWAM in the vision that God has given them for the city.
Pray for opportunities to influence the government.
Pray for great favor with local churches and local ministries in the city.