Copándaro is a municipality located in the Mexican state of Michoacán. The municipality has an area of 173.52 square kilometres (0.21% of the surface of the state) and is bordered to the north by Huandacareo and Cuitzeo, to the east and south by Tarímbaro, and to the west by Chucándiro. The municipality had a population of 8,131 inhabitants according to the 2005 census. Its municipal seat is the city of Copándaro de Galeana.
The main communities found in the municipality are Copándaro de Galeana, San Agustín del Maíz, Santa Rita, El Nispo, Arúmbaro, Congotzio, La Canada, y las Canoas.
Copandaro just recently has had a new website at http://www.micopandaro.com. It has become the first ever Copandaro de Galeana-based website on the net. The website is run by Luis, and is owned by the Urbalado Media Productions company.
Origin of Copandaro
The word Copándaro is of P'urhépecha origin and means "place of the avocado".
- "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Retrieved 2007-09-19.
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