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Location athin the state o Jalisco
Location athin the state o Jalisco
Jalisco's location athin Mexico
Jalisco's location athin Mexico
Kintra Mexico
Foondit1848 (Toribio de Bolaños)
 • MayorLAE Juan José Serrato Guzmán
 • Total21 132
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code
Area code(s)(52) 345[1]

Degollado is a smaw ceety an Municipality in the eastern hielands o the Mexican State o Jalisco. The municipality encompasses Huascato, Los Ranchitos, La Vibora, Buenos Aires, Las Limas, Altamira, La Chancla an El Corral de Piedra.

In Spaingie, the wird "degollado" means "tae slit ane's throat", "behead", or "decapitate". It is a last name an aw. In this case, the toun wis namit efter a Mexican general, Santos Degollado.[1] A statue of him is in el Jardin de Niños which was made from coins from the townspeople during the early 1960s.

On 24 Dizember 1917, the toun wis unner siege bi the bandit leader J. Inés García Chávez an his men.[2] It wis ane o the places in hielands o Jalisco an aw whaur the Cristero War teuk place durin the 1920s.

Degollado is kent for its cantera. Ane o the best sellin products are stane images o the virgin o Guadalupe an sculpturs, such as foontains, ainimals, an columns. It is kent for alternative treatments (in the Rinconada, Degollado) such as acupunctur, massage an herbal medicine.

The holy patroness o Degollado is Oor Lady o Guadalupe an is celebratit on 12 Dizember.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México - ESTADO DE JALISCO - DEGOLLADO" (in Spanish). Archived frae the original on 28 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 25 Mey 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Dellogado - Descripción" (in Spanish). Municipio Dellogado. Archived frae the original on 9 November 2002. Retrieved 25 Februar 2008.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

Coordinates: 20°28′N 102°09′W / 20.467°N 102.150°W / 20.467; -102.150