Comonfort

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Comonfort is a Mexican city (and municipality) located in the state of Guanajuato. The municipality has an area of 485.90 square kilometres (1.60% of the surface of the state) and is bordered to the north and northeast by San Miguel de Allende, to the east by the state of Querétaro, to the south and southwest by Empalme Escobedo, Apaseo el Grande, Celaya and Santa Cruz de Juventino Rosas, respectively . The municipality had a population of 67,642 inhabitants according to the 2005 census.[1][2]

In pre-Columbian times the area of what is today Comomfort was known as Chamacuero, a word of Tarascan origen that means "To fall down" or "Place of ruins."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  2. ^ "Mexican Municipality Encyclopedia". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  3. ^ Guanajuato.- Comonfort

Coordinates: 20°43′N 100°46′W / 20.717°N 100.767°W / 20.717; -100.767