Apozol Municipality

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Municipality of Apozol
Municipality
Location of Apozol within Zacatecas and Mexico
Location of Apozol within Zacatecas and Mexico
Coordinates: 21°28′N 103°5′W / 21.467°N 103.083°W / 21.467; -103.083Coordinates: 21°28′N 103°5′W / 21.467°N 103.083°W / 21.467; -103.083
Country  Mexico
State Zacatecas
Municipal seat Apozol
Largest city Apozol
Founded December 1541 (Cristóbal de Oñate)
Municipality 1863
Government
 • Municipal President Joaquín Robles González PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI
Area
 • Total 283 km2 (109 sq mi)
Elevation 1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 5,898
 • Largest city 2,912
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal Code 99961
Area code(s) 467

Apozol is one of the 58 municipalities in the state of Zacatecas, Mexico.

It is located on the southern part of the state of Zacatecas and it is bounded by the municipalities of Jalpa, Juchipila, Nochistlán de Mejía, Tepechitlán and Teúl de González Ortega.

The municipality covers a total surface area of 283 square kilometers (109 sq mi)[2] and, in the year 2005 census, reported a population of 5,898 [1] . The municipality makes up for 0.68% of the area of the state of Zacatecas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  2. ^ "Apozol", Encyclopedia de Municipios