Xochimilco

Xochimilco (Spanish pronunciation: [sotʃiˈmilko, ʃotʃiˈmilko]; Classical Nahuatl: Xōchimīlco, pronounced [ʃoːtʃiˈmiːlko] ) is a borough (demarcación territorial) in the Mexico City. The borough is centered on the formerly independent city of Xochimilco, which was established on what was the southern shore of Lake Xochimilco in the precolonial period.