Almoloya, Hidalgo

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Almoloya
Municipality
Coat of arms of Almoloya
Coat of arms
Location in the Mexican state of Hidalgo
Location in the Mexican state of Hidalgo
Almoloya is located in Mexico
Almoloya
Almoloya
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°42′N 98°24′W / 19.700°N 98.400°W / 19.700; -98.400Coordinates: 19°42′N 98°24′W / 19.700°N 98.400°W / 19.700; -98.400
Country  Mexico
State Hidalgo
Municipal seat Almoloya
Area
 • Total 282.7 km2 (109.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 10,638

Almoloya is one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Almoloya. The municipality covers an area of 282.7 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 10,638.[1]

During the colonial period Almoloya was part of the corregimento of Apa y Tepeapulco.[2] The church of Concepcion Almoloya was established by 1697.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Almoloya". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 27, 2008. 
  2. ^ Gerhard, Guide to Historical Geography of New Spain, p. 53