Totolapan

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Totolapan is a municipality in the Mexican state o Morelos.

The ceety serves as the municipal seat for the surroondin municipality, wi which it shares a name. The municipality reportit 8,742 inhabitants in the year 2000 census.

The toponym Totolapan comes frae a Nahuatl name an means "birds on watter".

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis oreeginally a Xochimilca veelage till Gonzalo de Sandoval teuk it in the name o Hernán Cortés at the beginnin o the Spainyie Conquest. The native population wis evangelisit bi the Augustinians an the Monastery o San Guillermo wis built in 1545, becomin ane o the first colonial monasteries in Mexico.

Localities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main toun is componit bi the fower tradeetional barrios: La Purísima, Barrio San Agustín, Barrio San Marcos an Barrio San Sebastián.

In addeetion tae the main toun, thare are ither localities athin the municipality: Ahuatlan, Ampliacion San Sebastián, El Fuerte, San Sebastian (La Cañada), Nepopualco, Villa Nicolás Zapata an Santa Bárbara.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 18°58′N 98°55′W / 18.967°N 98.917°W / 18.967; -98.917