Amatenango del Valle

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Amatenango del Valle
Municipality
Municipality o Amatenango del Valle in Chiapas
Amatenango del Valle is located in Mexico
Amatenango del Valle
Amatenango del Valle
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°32′N 92°26′W / 16.533°N 92.433°W / 16.533; -92.433
Kintra  Mexico
State Chiapas
Settled Pre-Hispanic period
Municipality creatit 11 November 1882
Area
 • Municipality 236 km2 (91 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Municipality 6,559
 • Metro 3,351
Website http://www.amatenangodelvalle.chiapas.gob.mx

Amatenango del Valle is a toun an ane o the 119 municipalities o Chiapas, in soothren Mexico.

As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 6,559, wi 3,351 in the municipal seat.[1]

It covers an aurie o 236 km².

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The territory o the municipality wis oreeginally settled durin the Classic Period o pre-Hispanic Mesoamericae bi a group o Tzeltal settlers. Their dounset, in 1486, wis invadit bi Aztec troops unner Tiltototl. In 1528, follaein the Spainyie Conquest, an encomienda wis establisht in the aurie.

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