Metlatónoc (municipality)

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Metlatónoc
Municipality
Municipality of Metlatonoc in Guerrero
Municipality of Metlatonoc in Guerrero
Metlatónoc is located in Mexico
Metlatónoc
Metlatónoc
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°49′N 98°15′W / 16.817°N 98.250°W / 16.817; -98.250Coordinates: 16°49′N 98°15′W / 16.817°N 98.250°W / 16.817; -98.250
Country  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipal seat Metlatónoc
Area
 • Total 1,367.8 km2 (528.1 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 17,398

Metlatónoc is one of the 81 municipalities of Guerrero, in south-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Metlatónoc. The municipality covers an area of 1367.8 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 17,398.[1]

The municipality is one of the most distinctive in terms of shape in Mexico, being horse shoe-shaped.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metlatónoc". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 23, 2008.