Huichapan

Huichapan
Municipality and town
Huichapan is located in Mexico
Huichapan
Huichapan
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°22′24″N 99°38′56″W / 20.37333°N 99.64889°W / 20.37333; -99.64889Coordinates: 20°22′24″N 99°38′56″W / 20.37333°N 99.64889°W / 20.37333; -99.64889
Country  Mexico
State Hidalgo
Municipal seat Huichapan
Area
 • Total 668.1 km2 (258.0 sq mi)

Huichapan (Spanish: [wiˈtʃapan] (About this soundlisten); Otomi: Nxamädo) is a town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 668.1 km². Its name derives from the Classical Nahuatl Huēyichiyapan.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 39,734.[1] In 2017 there were 425 inhabitants who spoke an indigenous language,[2] primarily Otomí del Valle del Mezquital[3]

References

  1. ^ "Huichapan". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved December 27, 2008.
  2. ^ "Información Estadística Básica: Carpeta Municipal Huichapan" (PDF). Sistema Integral de Información del Estado de Hidalgo. Secretaria de Planeación Desarrollo Regional Regional y Metropolitano. Archived from Huichapan.pdf the original Check |url= value (help) (PDF) on 30 December 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  3. ^ Báez Cubero, Lourdes; Garret Ríos, Gabriela; Pérez González, David; Moreno Alcántara, Beatriz; Fierro Alonso, Ulises Julio; Hernández García, Milton Gabriel (2012). Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (ed.). Los pueblos indígenas de Hidalgo: Atlas etnográfico (PDF) (Primera ed.). México, D.F; México. pp. 32–35. ISBN 978-607-484-357-6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-07-25. Retrieved 2019-05-13.


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