Tulancingo

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Tulancingo
Municipality an ceety
An fore-nicht view o Tulancingo, frae the Cerro del Tezontle

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Tulancingo is located in Mexico
Tulancingo
Tulancingo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°5′N 98°22′W / 20.083°N 98.367°W / 20.083; -98.367
Kintra  Mexico
State Hidalgo
Municipal seat Tulancingo
Government
 • Municipal Preses Jorge Marquez Alvarado
Area
 • Total 290.4 km2 (112.1 sq mi)
Elevation 2,181 m (7,156 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 151,582
 • Density 352.64/km2 (913.3/sq mi)
Website http://www.tulancingo.gob.mx

Tulancingo (offeecially Tulancingo de Bravo) is the seicont-lairgest ceety in the Mexican state o Hidalgo. It is locatit in the sootheastren pairt o the state an forms ane o the 84 municipalities o Hidalgo an aw, as well as the Airchdiocese o Tulancingo. Locatit 93 km frae Mexico Ceety, this aurie is the maist important wool textile producer in the kintra an wis hame tae El Santo, Mexico’s maist famous lucha libre warstler. It is hame tae the Huapalcalco aircheological steid an aw, which wis the forerunner tae the Teotihuacan ceevilization. The name derives frae the Nahuatl wirds “tule” an “tzintle” which mean “in or ahint the reeds.” This is confirmit bi its Aztec glyph.[1]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pleasanton, Californie

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Estado de Hidalgo Tulancingo de Bravo" [State of Hidalgo Tulancingo de Bravo]. Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México (in Spanish). Mexico: Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. 2005. Retrieved July 26, 2010. 

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