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Atengo
Municipality an toun
Location o the municipality in Jalisco
Atengo is located in Mexico
Atengo
Atengo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°13′N 104°05′W / 20.217°N 104.083°W / 20.217; -104.083
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State Jalisco
Population (2005)
 • Total 4,918

Atengo is a toun an municipality o the region Sierra de Amula in Jalisco in central-wastren Mexico. The municipality covers an aurie o 412,42km² an is 1,417 metres abuin sea level.

As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 4,918.[1]

The etymology o the name Atengo in the Nahuatl leid signifies: “at the edge o the watter”; an mey be interpretit as "place situatit at the border o the river" or "at the bank" an aw.

Atengo wis ance inhabitit bi an indigenous Toltec fowk who wirshipit an idol kent tae them as "Pupuca".

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Atengo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved April 13, 2009.