Abasolo, Guanajuato

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Abasolo is a Mexican city (and municipality) located in the Southwest region of the state of Guanajuato. The municipality has an area of 601.73 square kilometres (1.98% of the surface of the state), and is bordered to the north by Pueblo Nuevo and Valle de Santiago, to the south by the state of Michoacán and Huanímaro, and to the west by Pénjamo and Cuerámaro. The municipality had 79,093 inhabitants according to the 2005 census.[1][2]

In pre-Columbian times the area was known as Cuitzeo or "Place of skunks (Lugar de Zorrillos)",[3] by the mostly P'urhépecha inhabitants.

Abasolo is named after José Mariano Abasolo, a Mexican patriot and leader of Mexico's war of independence against Spain.

The municipal president of Abasolo and its many smaller outlying communities is Juan Antonio Negrete Martínez.[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Abasolo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25.1
(77.2)
27
(81)
29.9
(85.8)
32.3
(90.1)
33.2
(91.8)
31.5
(88.7)
29.1
(84.4)
29
(84)
28.4
(83.1)
28.1
(82.6)
27.3
(81.1)
25.5
(77.9)
28.87
(83.98)
Average low °C (°F) 7.3
(45.1)
8.4
(47.1)
11
(51.8)
14
(57)
15.6
(60.1)
15.9
(60.6)
14.9
(58.8)
14.5
(58.1)
14.2
(57.6)
12.3
(54.1)
9.5
(49.1)
7.7
(45.9)
12.11
(53.78)
Precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
5
(0.2)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.3)
33
(1.3)
119
(4.7)
180
(7)
155
(6.1)
114
(4.5)
41
(1.6)
8
(0.3)
8
(0.3)
689
(27)
Source: Weatherbase [5]

Official website[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Archived from the original on 28 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  2. ^ Guanajuato "Mexican Municipality Encyclopedia". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  3. ^ Abasolo
  4. ^ PAN, truinfa voto conservador | Revista Contralínea GUANAJUATO, periodismo de investigacion. Mayo 2006 Mexico | Agosto 2006
  5. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Abasolo, Guanajuato". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

Coordinates: 20°27′00″N 101°31′01″W / 20.450°N 101.517°W / 20.450; -101.517