Cutzamala de Pinzón
|Cutzamala de Pinzón|
|— Municipal seat and city —|
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Cutzamala de Pinzón is a city, and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. As of a 2005 the town has a population of 2276. It is located in the far northwestern part of the state, on the border with Michoacán.
The name Cutzamala comes from a Nahuatl word cutzamatl meaning "weasel"; hence, "Place of Weasels". It was known to Purepecha speakers as "Apatzingán", which has the same meaning. An alternative theory suggests the Nahuatl word cutzamallot, meaning "rainbow."
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