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This article is about the Mexican municipality. For the Swedish film, see The Ape (2009 film).
Municipality and city
Iglesia Apan.JPG
Official logo of Apan
Glyph or Coat of arms
Apan is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°42′N 98°26′W / 19.700°N 98.433°W / 19.700; -98.433Coordinates: 19°42′N 98°26′W / 19.700°N 98.433°W / 19.700; -98.433
Country  Mexico
State Hidalgo
Municipal seat Apan
 • Total 346.9 km2 (133.9 sq mi)
Elevation 2,468 m (8,097 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 39,247
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website Apan.blogia.com

Apan is a city and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 346.9 km².


As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 39,247.[1]

It was an important site in the War of Independence (1810-1821). It is a center for the production of pulque and for the sport of charrería, or Mexican rodeo.



  1. ^ "Apan". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 27, 2008. 

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