Autlán

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Autlán
Municipality and town
Flag of Autlán
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Municipality location in Jalisco
Municipality location in Jalisco
Autlán is located in Mexico
Autlán
Autlán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°46′N 104°22′W / 19.767°N 104.367°W / 19.767; -104.367Coordinates: 19°46′N 104°22′W / 19.767°N 104.367°W / 19.767; -104.367
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Area
 • Total 962.9 km2 (371.8 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 53,269
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Autlán de Navarro is a city and its surrounding municipality of the same name in the Costa Sur region of the southwestern part of the state of Jalisco in Mexico. At the Mexican census of 2005, the city had a population of 53,269 inhabitants. The municipality has a surface area of 962.9 km² (371.78 sq mi). The mayor is Fernando Morán Guzmán (2010-2012).

The name comes from the Nahuatl language, Aotli (water way, water channel or water ditch) and Tlan (place of or near) and means "next to the water ditch."

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