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This library is located in the former the Santa Cruz collage ofTlatelolco, characterized by its central square and white arches. Currently the property belongs to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and honors the politician and writer José María Lafragua. The collection is rich in historical material on Mexican diplomacy, international relations and related topics.

In addition to bibliographic support, it provides information support to the Ministry, embassies and consulates, as well as implementing technical processes in libraries abroad. The collection exceeds 125,000 volumes, including a photograph library and a reserve collection.

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Av. Ricardo Flores Magón #1, Col. Guerrero.

Historic Sites/Buildings

Colegio de la Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco

Nearest at 0.02 kms.


Tlatelolco University Cultural Center

Nearest at 0.04 kms.


Caja de Agua Museum at Tlatelolco

Nearest at 0.04 kms.

Historic Sites/Buildings

Church of Santiago Tlatelolco

Nearest at 0.06 kms.

Public Spaces & Monuments

Plaza de las Tres Culturas

Nearest at 0.14 kms.

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