Poncitlán

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Poncitlán
Municipality and city
Coat of arms of Poncitlán
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Poncitlán is located in Mexico
Poncitlán
Poncitlán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°18′N 102°16′W / 20.300°N 102.267°W / 20.300; -102.267Coordinates: 20°18′N 102°16′W / 20.300°N 102.267°W / 20.300; -102.267
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Area
 • Total 672.31 km2 (259.58 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 43,817
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Poncitlán is a town and municipality, in Jalisco in central-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 672.31 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 43,817.[1]

Place Names[edit]

Poncitlán means "place of cilacayotes", "next to the shore chilares" or "place of God Ponze."

Sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poncitlán". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved April 16, 2009.