Live Webcam Popocatepetl Volcano from Amecameca, Mexico

Live webcam shows the Popocatepetl volcano from Amecameca municipality, Mexico.


Popocatepetl is an active volcano in Mexico and the second highest peak in the country after Pico de Orizaba, the height of the volcano is 5426 meters. The name Popocatepetl in the Nahuatl language means “smoking hill”: popoka is translated as “smoking”, and tepetl as “hill”. An Iztaccíhuatl volcanic mountain located by Popocatepetl. The heroes of the Mexican legend of Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl were named in honor of these two volcanoes. The state of Puebla is located to east, the state of Tlaxcala to northeast, and Mexico City to northwest from Popocatepetl.