Mezquitic

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Mezquitic
Municipality and city
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Mezquitic is located in Mexico
Mezquitic
Mezquitic
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 22°39′0″N 103°34′58″W / 22.65000°N 103.58278°W / 22.65000; -103.58278
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Area
 • Total 3,151.06 km2 (1,216.63 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 15,674
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Mezquitic is a town and municipality in the north of the state of Jalisco, Mexico.

It is bordered to the north east and west by the state of Zacatecas. It also shares its northern border with the municipality of Huejuquilla el Alto and it shares its southern border with the municipalities of Villa Guerrero and Bolaños.

The municipality includes a number of autonomously governed Wixárika (Huichol) communities, including San Andrés Cohamiata.

Coordinates: 22°39′00″N 103°34′59″W / 22.650°N 103.583°W / 22.650; -103.583