Frontera Comalapa

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Frontera Comalapa
Municipality
Municipality o Frontera Comalapa in Chiapas
Frontera Comalapa is located in Mexico
Frontera Comalapa
Frontera Comalapa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 15°39′N 92°9′W / 15.650°N 92.150°W / 15.650; -92.150
Kintra  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 277.18 sq mi (717.90 km2)
Population (2005)
 • Total 52,168
Website www.fronteracomalapa.chiapas.gob.mx

Frontera Comalapa is a toun an ane o the 119 municipalities o Chiapas, in soothren Mexico.

As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 52,168.[1] It covers an aurie o 717.90 km².

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Mairch 2012, authorities discovered the remains o at least 167 fowk in a cave at a ranch in Frontera Comalapa. A subsequent investigation revealed the remains date back tae the pre-Colombie era, atween 700 an 1200. Thare wur nae obvious signs o violence, an offeecials believe the cave wis previously uised as a cemetery. A number o clay wirks wur recovered an aw.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Frontera Comalapa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal / Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 25, 2008. 
  2. "Pre-Columbian cemetery discovered in southern Mexico". BNO News. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 12 March 2012.