Calpan

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Calpan (municipality)
Municipality and town
Coat of arms of Calpan (municipality)
Coat of arms
Country  Mexico
State Puebla
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Calpan (municipality) is a town and municipality in Puebla in south-eastern Mexico.[1]

History[edit]

Calpan was a Nahuatl-speaking community prior to the Spanish incursion. During the era of New Spain it was Corregidor of Atrisco.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved January 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ Peter Gerhard, Guide ot the Historical Geography of New Spain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972) p. 55-56.

Coordinates: 19°06′N 98°27′W / 19.100°N 98.450°W / 19.100; -98.450