Huejúcar

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Huejúcar
Municipality and city
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Huejúcar is located in Mexico
Huejúcar
Huejúcar
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 23°31′N 103°01′W / 23.517°N 103.017°W / 23.517; -103.017Coordinates: 23°31′N 103°01′W / 23.517°N 103.017°W / 23.517; -103.017
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco Jalisco
Municipality Huejúcar
Government
 • Type Ayuntamiento
 • Municipal President Bonifacio Rodrigo Silva de la Torre[1]
 • Alcalde Felipe Aquino Gomez
 • Secretary-General Fernando Banuelos Meza
 • Municipal Judge Carlos Alejandro Flores Marquez
Area
 • Total 550.23 km2 (212.44 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 5,236
Website http://www.huejucar.jalisco.gob.mx/index.html

Huejúcar is a town and municipality, in Jalisco in central-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 550.23 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 5,236.[2]

The name Huejúcar means "Place of Willows" in Nahuatl. It is about 240 km from the state capital, Guadalajara. It is next to Santa María de los Ángeles and Tepetongo. The municipality borders with the state of Zacatecas.

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