The Toltec people were an amalgam of people from southern Latin America that came together as one to form the Teotihuacan civilization.
This “empire” grew to include the Pacific Coastal Chiapas and Guatemala, the Yucatan Peninsula, and much of Northern and Western Mexico before collapsing most likely in the 12th century AD. However, their origins have never been fully understood.
It is believed that their first center was Teotihuacan which is located in the valley of Mexico, about 30 to 40 miles northeast of Mexico City. By about 550 AD, at its peak, Teotihuacan had anywhere from 100,000 to . . .