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Municipality an toun
Xonacatlán is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°24′N 99°32′W / 19.400°N 99.533°W / 19.400; -99.533
Kintra Mexico
StateState o Mexico
 • Municipal PresesSerafin Gutiérrez Morales
 • Total32.87 km2 (12.69 sq mi)
 • Total45,274
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Xonacatlán (in full, Xonacatlán de Vicencio) is a toun an municipality in the State o Mexico in Mexico. The municipality covers an aurie o 32.87 km².

As o 2005, the municipality haed a tot population o 45,274.[1]

Etymologie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México, published bi the Mexican govrenment, the name Xonacatlán is Nahuatl in oreegin an means "amang the ingans" ("ingan" in Nahuatl is "xonacatl").[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The date o the toun's foondation is no historically recordit. Housomeivver, it wis conquered in 1476 bi Axayácatl durin the conquest o the valley o Toluca.[2] The toun fell tae the invadin Spaingie forces in 1521.[2] The unthirldom o Mexico in 1821 contributit tae the toun's prosperity.[2] The toun wis oreeginally assigned tae pairt o anither municipality, but Celso Vicencio Hernández advocatit for its municipal status in the State o Mexico's legislatur, ultimately successfully, an municipal status wis conferred on 18 October 1870.[2] Efterwaird, poleetical pouer wis held bi a few dominatit bi the Vicencio faimily.[2] Upon Celso Vicencio's daith on 19 Februar 1908, the ceety govrenment proclaimit the renamin o the toun tae Xonacatlán de Vicencio.[2] The ceety haw wis biggit frae 1931 tae 1945.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Xonacatlán". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 6 Juin 2009.
  2. a b c d e f g h Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Xonacatlán[deid airtin]