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Municipality o Acapetahua in Chiapas
Municipality o Acapetahua in Chiapas
Acapetahua is locatit in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 15°17′N 92°41′W / 15.283°N 92.683°W / 15.283; -92.683
Kintra Mexico
 • Total191.3 km2 (73.9 sq mi)
 • Total14,189

Acapetahua is a toun an ane o the 119 Municipalities o Chiapas, in soothren Mexico.

As o 2005, the municipality haed a population o 14,189.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The precise date that the toun wis foondit is unkent. Housomeivver, it existit well afore the Spaingie conquered the continent. In 1524, Pedro de Alvarado conquered the region kent as Soconusco, In 1526 the region formit pairt o the Spaingie colonization an in 1529 wis annexed tae México. In 1774 it wis formit as pairt o the toun o Escuintla. In 1861, it haed mair nor 100 inhabitants. On 10 November 1947, César A. Lara, govrenor o the state, declared it an offeecial municipality.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality is kent for its avocado production.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER)". INEGI. Retrieved 23 Julie 2008.