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Cuautitlán is located in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°40′20″N 99°10′50″W / 19.67222°N 99.18056°W / 19.67222; -99.18056
Kintra Mexico
StateState o Mexico
Municipal Status1861
 • Municipal PresesFrancisco Javier Fernandez Clamont (2009-2012)
of seat
2250 m (7,380 ft)
 • Municipality110,385
 • Seat
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)

Cuautitlán (Spaingie pronunciation: [kwautiˈtɬan]) is a ceety an municipality in the State o Mexico, juist north o the northren tip o the Federal Destrict (Distrito Federal) athin the Greater Mexico Ceety urban aurie. The ceety haes enguwft maist o the municipality, makkin the twa synonymous. The name comes frae Náhuatl an means 'atween the trees.'[1]

Ceety an municipal seat[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the Mexican naitional intermediary census (conteo) o 2005, the municipality recordit an oweraw population o census population o 110,345. The great majority o these inhabitants—some 97,686 fowk—residit in the urban confines o the ceety o Cuautitlán itsel.[2]

Cuautitlán began as a Chichimeca veelage aroond the 14t century. It wis dominatit bi Tlacopan afore bein conquered bi the Mexica an made pairt o the Aztec Empire. Efter the Conquest, Cuautitlán wis evangelisit bi the Franciscans. They constructit San Buenaventura monastery an established the britherhuid o the Purísima Concepción de Nuestra Señora de Cuautitlán. Saunt Juan Diego (1474–1548) reputitly livit thare wi his wife Maria Lucia up tae the time o her daith in 1529. They livit thare in a ane-roomit mud hoose thatched wi corn stalks. The hoose still survives in a guid state o preservation. Cuautitlán gained ceety status in 1968.[1]

The municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

As municipal seat, Cuautitlán haes govrenin jurisdiction ower the follaein commonties: Colonia Venecia, Ejido de Santa Bárbara, Ex-hacienda la Corregidora (La Corregidora), Fracción San Roque (El Prieto), Granja San Isidro, Hacienda San Mateo, La Chinampa, La Laguna, La Trinidad, Machero, Rancho Puente la Cruz, San Mateo Ixtacalco, Santa María Huecatitla, an Xaltipa (Jaltipa)

The municipality haes an aurie o 37.30 km² (14.4 sq mi).[1]

Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cuautitlán is the birthplace o penter an sculptor Luis Nishizawa (1918-2014).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de Mexico Estado de Mexico Cuautitlán". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 7 Mairch 2008.
  2. "Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática.

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