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Morelia is a city in the state of Michoacán in Mexico. It is the capital of Michoacán. The city is located at 19.72°N, 101.18°W. In 2003 the estimated population was 568,700 people.


When Mexico was part of the Spanish colony of New Spain, the city was known as Valladolid.

Morelia was the birthplace of Augustín de Iturbide.

Morelia is also a genus of plants in the family Rubiaceae.