Tlanalapa

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Tlanalapa
Municipality an toun
Coat o airms o Tlanalapa
Coat o airms
Tlanalapa is locatit in Mexico
Tlanalapa
Tlanalapa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°49′N 98°36′W / 19.817°N 98.600°W / 19.817; -98.600
Kintra  Mexico
State  Hidalgo
Municipal seat Escudo de armas de Tlanalapa.gifTlanalapa
Aurie
 • Total 156.7 km2 (60.5 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 8,662

Tlanalapa is a toun an ane o the 84 municipalities o Hidalgo, in central-eastren Mexico. The municipality covers an aurie o 156.7 km².

As o 2005, the municipality haed a tot population o 8,662.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

This wis the centre o the Tlanalapan state prior tae the Spaingie incursion. It wis a dependency o Otompa. Bi 1521 the aurie wis taken ower bi the Spaingie. Durin the colonial period it wis pairt o Apa y Tepeapulco except for a short time aroond 1545 whan it wis the centre o a separate jurisdiction.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Tlanalapa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 27, 2008. 
  2. Peter Gerhard, Guide to the Historical Geography of New Spain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972) p. 53