|Chilpancingo de los Bravo|
|Nickname(s): Ciudad Bravo|
|Municipality||Chilpancingo de los Bravo|
|Founded||November 1, 1591|
|• Mayor||Mario Moreno Arcos
|• Municipality||2,338.4 km2 (902.86 sq mi)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC−6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC−5)|
Chilpancingo de los Bravo ( tʃilpanˈsiŋɡo (help·info)) (also known as Chilpancingo) is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Guerrero, Mexico. It is located at . In the 2005 census the population of the city was 166,796. Its surrounding municipality, of which it is municipal seat, had a population of 214,219 persons. The municipality has an area of 2,338.4 km2 (902.9 sq mi) in the south-central part of the state.
Chilpancingo is where the National Congress met in 1813 to discuss Mexico's future as an independent nation.
On April 27, 2009 an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 was centered near Chilpancingo.
- Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
- Guerrero Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México
- Ayuntamiento de Chilpancingo de los Bravo Official website
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