95% of the Chilangos (as the people from Mexico City call themselves) live in the “taquera basin”
A young UNAM geographer discovered that if you live in the metropolitan area of the CDMX, you are probably 400 meters or less from a taqueria.
If there was any doubt that tacos are absolutely vital for Mexicans, you just have to see the incredible map of the “taquera basin”.
Recently a young UNAM geographer discovered that if you live in the metropolitan area of the CDMX, you are most likely 400 meters or less from a taqueria. Yes, according to their data analysis, 95% of the inhabitants of this capital city have a business that prepares tacos less than one kilometer away from their address.
And why is this information so interesting? Especially because it tells us about the importance of taco as an iconic food for Mexicans and also about its leading role in local economy.
Just as, definitely, we depend on this delight that involves traditions, love and all the flavor of our country; by eating tacos we are helping to literally sustain our the economy.
Think about this when you go around the corner for a taco or two.