Tixtla

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Tixtla
Municipal seat an ceety
Tixtla is located in Mexico
Tixtla
Tixtla
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°34′N 99°24′W / 17.567°N 99.400°W / 17.567; -99.400
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State Guerrero
Municipality Tixtla de Guerrero
Population (2005)
 • Total 21,720

Tixtla (formally, Tixtla de Guerrero ) is a toun an seat o the municipality o Tixtla de Guerrero in the Mexican state of Guerrero.

The name is Nahuatl, an means either "maize dough" (masa) frae textli; "oor glen" frae tae ixtla; or "temple bi the watter" frae teoixtlen.

The municipality staunds atween 17°20' & 17°43' N an 99°15' & 99°28' W, some 20 km east o state caipital Chilpancingo. It covers a total surface aurie o 290 km. It reportit 33,620 fowk in the 2000 census, includin 18% Native Americans (speakers o Nahuatl an Tlapaneco).

Tixtla wis the birthplace o baith unthirldom hero an Mexican preses Vicente Guerrero (1783 - 1831) an writer an educator Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (1834 - 1893). It servit as the first caipital o Guerrero, frae 1851 tae 1870, an the state constitution wis promulgatit thare on 14 Juin 1851.

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