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Municipality an toun
Juchitepec is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°05′59″N 98°52′45″W / 19.09972°N 98.87917°W / 19.09972; -98.87917
Kintra Mexico
StateState o Mexico
 • Municipality an toun149.56 km2 (57.75 sq mi)
at seat
2531 m (8,304 ft)
 • Municipality an toun23,497
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Juchitepec is a toun an municipality in the State o Mexico in central Mexico. Juchitepec means “Hill o the Flouers” in Nahuatl. The municipality covers an aurie o 149.56 km². It haes ane major commonty ootside o the seat cried San Matias Cuijingo. The municipality is locatit at the soothwast o the state, an borders the municipalities o Tenango del Aire, Tepetlixpa, Ozumba an Ayapango in the State o Mexico, an wi Totolapan an Tlalnepantla in the state o Morelos tae the sooth, an the burgh o Milpa Alta in Mexico Ceety tae the wast. A lairge pairt o the population is employed in commerce. Ither major economic activities include agricultur an livestock. As o the 2010 census, the municipality haed a tot population o 23,497 indwallers.

Touns an veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The lairgest localities (ceeties, touns, an veelages) are:[1]

Name 2010 Census Population
Juchitepec de Mariano Rivapalacio 16,021
San Matías Cuijingo 6,263
Camino a la Mina 287
Colonia Techachal 157
Barrio Santa Rosa de Lima 122
La Loma 122
La Garita 114
Tot Municipality 23,497

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Juchitepec (Xochiltepetl) wis foondit in 1381 bi a ruler namit Acamapixtli. In pre-Hispanic times, the Olmec livit in the zone. Juchitepec wis ane o the first places conquered bi the Spainyie acause it wis on the route Hernán Cortés teuk when he arrivit. On 3 Julie 1531 a decree wis written which defined Juchitepec's aicht destricts: Cuautzozongo, Calayuco, Zancalco, Oacalco, Tetlancheo, Tepepatlacher, Tlacotlapilco an Tlacaelcalpam. On 2 Mey 1880, Juchitepec wis elevatit tae the rank o toun. The Mexican Revolution impactit Juchitepec acause in 1911 some o the first Zapatista groups entered an demandit money frae the rich. Some years later Juchitepec attained infrastructur lik plumbin an electricity. The day thare is a leebrar an a cultural center.[2]

Cultural an tourist attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Juchitepec is in an isolatit location. Housomeivver, thanks tae the brawnie o its streets an gardens, it haes been the settin o several movies an commercials. In the centre o toun is the Kirk o Santo Domingo that wis biggit in the Baroque style. Juchitepec daes no hae a native dance, but in its twa biggest pairties, the traditional dances are "The Dance o Moors an Christians" an chinelos, oreeginatin in Morelos. The teepical fuid o Juchitepec is mole, barbecue, chicken or cauf mixiote an carnitas prepared in a special wey, popcorn, cheese tamales, rajas an corn an bean tlacoyos. The traditional drink is the tecui.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2010 census tables: INEGI". Archived frae the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 28 Juin 2012.
  2. a b "Juchitepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 6 Juin 2009.