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City of Aguascalientes: The city's history
The settlers of this territory were known as chichimecas (dog's hounds) the mayor part was formed by groups of nomad tribes, with different names: caxcanes, guachichiles, zacatecos y tecuexes.

The origin of sedentary towns villages goes back to the appearance of large orchards which big houses allowed the development of the oldest neighborhoods of the city: Triana, San Marcos, La Salud , Guadalupe y la Estación.
The name of Aguascalientes is due to the abundance of thermal water that was in this zone. It's foundation by royal decree in 1575, under the name of “Villa de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de las Aguas Calientes”, was mainly due to the necessity to give shelter, refuge and protection to the travelers that passed by the “Ruta de la Plata”.
(Began in Zacatecas and finished in the capital of the Nueva España); the village of Aguascalientes, that belonged to the sub delegation of Zacatecas, territory of the Nueva Galicia, received in 1824 the category of city and in the promulgation of the constitution of 1857, Aguascalientes was named free and supreme states a city full of history and more…
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