Huixtán

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Huixtán
Municipality
Huixtán, Chiapas.jpg
Municipality of Huixtán in Chiapas
Municipality of Huixtán in Chiapas
Huixtán is located in Mexico
Huixtán
Huixtán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°46′N 92°27′W / 16.767°N 92.450°W / 16.767; -92.450Coordinates: 16°46′N 92°27′W / 16.767°N 92.450°W / 16.767; -92.450
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 70.0 sq mi (181.3 km2)
Population (2005)
 • Total 18,630
Time zone GMT -6

Huixtán is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. Huixtán in the Nahuatl language means "the place of the prickles"

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 18,630.[1] It covers an area of 181.3 km².

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Huixtán". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 25, 2008.