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Zapotiltic

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Zapotiltic is located in Mexico
Zapotiltic
Coordinates: 19°38′N 103°10′W / 19.633°N 103.167°W / 19.633; -103.167
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Municipality Zapotiltic
Government
 - Mayor Jesús Roberto Campos Fernández
Area
 - Municipality 1,289.3 km2 (497.82 sq mi)
Elevation 1,302 m (4,272 ft)
Population
 - Total 27,290
Website www.zapotiltic.gob.mx
INEGI code 121

Zapotiltic is a municipality and town in Jalisco, Mexico.

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Toponimia

Zapotiltic come from the náhuatl words, "Tzápotl" (zapote) y "tlíitic" (black); that means: "place of the black zapotes".[1] This name was adopted due to the abundance of this fruit on the area in the past.

Park y reservs

  • El Salvial.
  • El Cortijo.
  • El Calaque.
  • Hacienda El Rincón.
  • Hancienda de Huescalapa.

Famous people

  • Margarita María Gutiérrez Enriquez. Médico. Premio Nacional de Altruismo
  • Rafael Reynaga. Médico Patólogo.
  • Bernabe Navarro. Académico. Filosofo.
  • Ricardo Soltero Rodríguez . Cronista de San Luis la Paz Gto. Constructor de Radioemisoras.
  • Aurora Munguía. Profesora.Historiadora
  • Jesús Gómez Fregoso. Sacerdote, Académico, Filosofo.
  • Ricardo Cortés. Constructor de Relojes Monumentales.
  • José Villa. Músico.
  • José Mendoza Cortés. Músico.
  • Jesús Reyes. Músico.
  • José J. Lizardi. Compositor.
  • Epifanio Rivera. Pintor.
  • Jesús Santiago Arce. Historiador.
  • Francisco Ceballos. Historiador.

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