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Naucalpan de Juarez is a city and the seat of the municipality called Naucalpan de Juarez in the Mexican state of Mexico.It borders the northwestern part of Distrito Federal, and it is part of the Mexico City Metropolitan Area, which is the second largest Metropolitan Area of the world. The city and the municipality are both the third-largest in the state of Mexico in population, after Ecatepec de Morelos and Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl. Naucalpan is also the birthplace of the Mexican rock band Cafe Tacuba, whose members are often called "The Blessed Children of Naucalpan" by the media. The name Naucalpan derives from the Nahuatl "Nahui-Calli-Pan", which literally translates into "Four-House-Place". The derived meaning is "Place of the Four Houses", with the houses being Tlatilco (place of hidden things), Totoltepec (place of birds), Huitzilacasco (place between spears) and Totolinga (place of chickens)".