Chignahuapan (municipality)

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

Chignahuapan is a town and municipality in Puebla in south-eastern Mexico.[1]

The municipality is the location of many touristic places very well known all over the state such as the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception which is the biggest figure of the virgin Mary in Latin America,also Las Aguas Termales De Chignahuapan. The main economy of Chignahuapan is making Christmas baubles. [2]

The BUAP has a Regional Section there.


  1. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved January 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ Medina, Imelda. "Tuesday, Nov 27, Mexico". Reuters. Reuters. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 

Coordinates: 19°50′N 98°02′W / 19.833°N 98.033°W / 19.833; -98.033