Arteaga Municipality, Michoacán

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Arteaga (Spainyie pronunciation: [arteˈaɣa]) is a municipality locatit in the soothren region o the Mexican state o Michoacán. The municipality haes an aurie o 3,454.71 square kilometres (5.87% o the surface o the state)[1] an is bordered tae the north bi the municipality o La Huacana, tae the east bi Churumuco an the state o Guerrero, tae the sooth bi Lázaro Cárdenas, an tae the wast bi Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares, Tumbiscatío, Aguililla an Aquila. The municipality haed a population o 21,173 inhabitants accordin tae the 2005 census.[2] Its municipal seat is the ceety o the same name.

The municipality is namit in honour o General José María Arteaga Magallanes, a 19t-century naitional hero an govrenor o the state o Querétaro de Arteaga.

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  1. Michoacán Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved on October 7, 2007
  2. "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Retrieved 2007-10-07.