Xichú

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Xichú is a Mexican ceety (an municipality) locatit in the northeast region o the state o Guanajuato. The municipality is entirely athin the Sierra Gorda range an haes a aurie o 912.20 square kilometres (3.0% o the surface o the state). It is bordered tae the north bi the state o San Luis Potosí, tae the east bi Atarjea, tae the sooth bi the state o Querétaro an Santa Catarina an tae the wast bi Victoria. The municipality haed a population o 11,323 inhabitants accordin tae the 2005 census.[1][2]

In pre-Hispanic times the aurie wis kent as Maxichú or "Sisterheid o ma grandmither"[3] by the mostly Chichimeca inhabitants.

The municipal preses o Xichú an its mony smawer ootlyin commonties, which include San Miguel de las Casitas, El Aguacate, El Guamuchil, El Milagro, Las Palomas, an Mesón de Santa Rosa, is Perfecto González Carbajal.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  2. Guanajuato "Mexican Municipality Encyclopedia" Check |url= value (help). Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  3. PANORAMA GENERAL in Spanish. Retrieved June 24, 2007.
  4. "Asociación Nacional de Alcaldes". Retrieved 1 Mey 2013. 

Coordinates: 21°17′59″N 100°03′19″W / 21.29972°N 100.05528°W / 21.29972; -100.05528