Municipality of Frontera Comalapa in Chiapas
|• Total||277.18 sq mi (717.90 km2)|
As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 52,168. It covers an area of 717.90 km².
In March 2012, authorities discovered the remains of at least 167 people in a cave at a ranch in Frontera Comalapa. A subsequent investigation revealed the remains date back to the pre-Columbian era, between 700 and 1200. There were no obvious signs of violence, and officials believe the cave was previously used as a cemetery. A number of clay works were also recovered.
- "Frontera Comalapa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal / Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 25, 2008.
- "Pre-Columbian cemetery discovered in southern Mexico". BNO News. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 12 March 2012.
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