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Cutzamala de Pinzón

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Cutzamala de Pinzón
Municipal seat an toun
Cutzamala de Pinzón is located in Mexico
Cutzamala de Pinzón
Cutzamala de Pinzón
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°08′03″N 99°42′52″W / 18.13417°N 99.71444°W / 18.13417; -99.71444
Kintra Mexico
StateGuerrero
MunicipalityCutzamala de Pinzón
Population
 (2005)
 • Total2,276

Cutzamala de Pinzón is a toun, an seat o the surroondin municipality o the same name, in the Mexican state o Guerrero. As o 2005 the toun haes a population o 2276. It is locatit in the far northwastren pairt o the state, on the border wi Michoacán.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Eutimo Pinzón, aften considered the hero o Cutzamala, wis the general who defendit the toun durin the French Intervention o 1864.

The name Cutzamala comes frae a Nahuatl wird cutzamatl meanin "weasel"; hence, "Place o Weasels". It wis kent tae Purepecha speakers as "Apatzingán", which haes the same meanin. An alternative theory suggests the Nahuatl wird cutzamallot, meanin "rainbae."[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Guerrero - Cutzamala de Pinzón". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 26 Februar 2013.