Zumpango de Ocampo is a city and municipality located the State of Mexico
in central Mexico. It lies directly north of the Federal District (Distrito Federal) within the Greater Mexico City
urban area. This area is under rapid development large scale housing projects; however, transportation and other infrastructure have not kept up with the growing population. The city of Zumpango lies near Lake Zumpango, the last of the five interconnected lakes which covered much of the Valley of Mexico in the pre Hispanic period.